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  • n. A pit in the form of an inverted cone or pyramid, constructed as an obstacle to the approach of an enemy, and having a pointed stake in the middle.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A pit in the form of an inverted cone or pyramid, constructed as an obstacle to the approach of an enemy, and having a pointed stake in the middle. The pits are called also trapholes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a sloping pit with a stake in the middle used as an obstacle to the enemy

Etymologies

French trou hole + de of + loup wolf. (Wiktionary)

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