from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A messy or untidy woman.
- v. To drag.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To walk or run about in an idle or slatternly manner; to traipse.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To trail along in an untidy manner; walk carelessly and sluttishly; run about idly; trapes.
- To trail on the ground.
- n. A pan, platter, or dish.
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En plus il y a un moment ou en soulevant una trape de son appart rei de retrouve dans un passage secret lugubre qui fait penser au mur du manoir ... enfin c etrange ...
Mistress Wynter, at that fat soggy thing, that lag-last, so shiftless and useless about the house, lazing from rath to latte, and then to complete their exasperation, miching off into the woods to shirk her work so that the whole company had to turn out with a mort of trouble to hunt for the leg-trape.
Another follows openly the trape of a monopolist, with immense facilities for either preventing or authorizing exportation, according as his own warehouses happen to be full or empty.
As you Requested me to Let you know of any that wars goin to trape I Cante say wheather tha ar or not.
Take and parboile Oynouns presse out þe water & hewe hem smale. take brede & bray it in a morter. and temper it up with Ayren. do þerto butter, safroun and salt. & raisouns corauns. & a litel sugur with powdour douce. and bake it in a trape. & serue it forth.
Make a Crust in a trape . and lay þe ball þerin & bake it. and whan þey buth ynowz: put þerin a layour of ayrenn with powdour fort and Safroun. and serue it forth.
Raisouns sugur and powdour of gyngur. powdour douce. and smale briddes þeramong & white grece. take prunes, safroun. & salt, and make a crust in a trape & do þer Fars  þerin. & bake it wel & serue it forth.
Take gode Eerbys and grynde hem smale with wallenotes pyked clene. a grete portioun. lye it up almost wiþ as myche verions as water. seeþ it wel with powdour and Safroun withoute Salt. make a crust in a trape and do þe fyssh þerinne unstewed wiþ a litel oile & gode
Take and make a Crust in a trape. & take a cruddes and wryng out þe wheyze. and drawe hem þurgh a straynour and put in þe straynour crustes. do þerto sugur the þridde part & somdel  whyte of Ayrenn.
Hewe Pork al to pecys and medle it with ayrenn & chese igrated. do þerto powdour fort safroun & pyneres  with salt, make a crust in a trape, bake it wel þerinne, and serue it forth.