mantrap
noun Date: 1775 a trap for catching humans ; snare

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Mantrap — Man trap , n. 1. A trap for catching trespassers. [Eng.] [1913 Webster] 2. A dangerous place, as an open hatch, into which one may fall. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Mantrap — For other uses, see Mantrap (disambiguation). Two mantraps (one a humane type) and a spring gun Mantraps are physical security devices or constructions designed to entrap a human on purpose. Contents …   Wikipedia

  • mantrap — /ˈmæntræp/ (say mantrap) noun 1. a trap or snare for catching a man, especially a trespasser. 2. Colloquial a seductive woman …   Australian English dictionary

  • mantrap — man·trap (mănʹtrăp ) n. 1. A trap set to catch trespassers or poachers. 2. Slang. A woman considered dangerously seductive and scheming. * * * …   Universalium

  • mantrap — noun Any device use to physically entrap humans …   Wiktionary

  • mantrap — mæntræp n. trap used to catch humans, snare …   English contemporary dictionary

  • mantrap — rampant …   Anagrams dictionary

  • mantrap — noun a trap for catching people …   English new terms dictionary

  • mantrap — n. a trap for catching poachers, trespassers, etc …   Useful english dictionary

  • Mantrap Township, Hubbard County, Minnesota — Mantrap Township, Minnesota   Township   …   Wikipedia

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