from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as trap, 3.


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  • Monkeys are very fond of cocoanut, and the natives knew, when the little long-tailed creatures went to pick up the white pieces, that they would come nearer and nearer to the trap-net, until they were caught.

    Mappo, the Merry Monkey

  • Yellow Handkerchief had lifted the trap-net at high-water slack, and, taking advantage of the concealment offered by the fog, had boldly been lying by, waiting to lift the net again at low-water slack.

    Yellow Handkerchief


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