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  • noun A pot of honey.
  • noun chiefly UK A place which attracts visitors.
  • noun computing A trap set to detect or deflect attempts at unauthorized use of information systems.
  • noun espionage a spy who uses sex to trap and blackmail their target
  • noun US, slang Vagina.
  • noun US, slang, dated A pet name for a loved one.
  • noun obsolete a chamberpot or slop bucket

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  • noun South African shrub whose flowers when open are cup-shaped resembling artichokes

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  • "A trap set to detect, deflect, or in some manner counteract attempts at unauthorized use of information systems. Generally it consists of a computer, data, or a network site that appears to be part of a network but which is actually isolated, (un)protected, and monitored, and which seems to contain information or a resource that would be of value to attackers." --Wikipedia

    July 28, 2009