Definitions

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  • n. A bailiff.

Etymologies

From bum + trap. (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • The noble bumtrap, blind and deaf to every circumstance of distress, greatly rises above all the motives to humanity, and into the hands of the gaoler resolves to deliver his miserable prey.

    III. Containing Several Dialogues. Book VII

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