noun plural Etymology: Middle English trappe caparison — more at trap Date: 1813 personal belongings ; luggage

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.


Look at other dictionaries:

  • Traps — Traps, n. pl. [See {Trappings}, and {Trap} to dress.] Small or portable articles for dress, furniture, or use; goods; luggage; things. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • traps — informal (among jazz musicians) drums or percussion instruments. → trap traps plural noun informal personal belongings; baggage. Origin C19: perh. a contr. of trappings …   English new terms dictionary

  • traps — ES ingl. {{wmetafile0}} TS mus. 1. ogni oggetto usato in un orchestra per ottenere suoni particolari 2. nel jazz, la sezione degli strumenti a percussione {{line}} {{/line}} DATA: sec. XX. ETIMO: propr. pl. di trap trappola , con… …   Dizionario italiano

  • Traps —    These are openings cut into the stage floor or in the scenery to allow scenic effects or unusual appearances by actors. Throughout most of the 19th century, the trapped stage floor was a standard feature of the well equipped theatre, but their …   The Historical Dictionary of the American Theater

  • traps — {{11}}traps (n.1) expanse of dark igneous rock, 1794, from Swed. trapp (1766), from trappa stair, related to M.L.G. trappe staircase (see TRAP (Cf. trap) (n.)). So called from the step like appearance of the rock. {{12}}traps (n.2) drums, cymbals …   Etymology dictionary

  • TRAPS — TNF receptor associated periodic syndrome TNF receptor associated periodic syndrome Autre nom TRAPS syndrome Référence MIM …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Traps — 1Traps der; [e]s, e <aus gleichbed. engl. trap, Plur. traps, eigtl. »Klappe, Falle«, Herkunft ungeklärt> [Schraube am] Geruchsverschluss eines Waschbeckens, Ausgusses o. Ä. Traps 2 2Traps [auch træps]: Plur. von ↑Trap …   Das große Fremdwörterbuch

  • Traps — Trạps 〈m. 1〉 = Geruchsverschluss [engl., Pl. zu trap „Falle“] * * * Trạps, der; [es], e [engl. traps, Pl. von: trap, ↑Trap] (Fachspr.): [Schraube am] Trap …   Universal-Lexikon

  • traps — /træps/ (say traps) plural noun Colloquial personal belongings; luggage. {shortened form of trappings} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Traps — Siphon unter einem Waschbecken Röhrensiphon. Rot: Abflussrohr mit Gasen; Blau: Wasser …   Deutsch Wikipedia

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”