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From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Trap v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trapped p. pr. & vb. n. Trapping.]  To dress with ornaments; to adorn; -- said especially of horses.
    Steeds . . . that trapped were in steel all glittering.   --Chaucer.
    To deck his hearse, and trap his tomb-black steed.   --Spenser.
 There she found her palfrey trapped
  In purple blazoned with armorial gold.   --Tennyson.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a device in which something (usually an animal) can be
           caught and penned
      2: drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that
         holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
      3: something (often something deceptively attractive) that
         catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap
         questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion" [syn: snare]
      4: a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters
      5: the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack
         by surprise [syn: ambush, ambuscade, lying in wait]
      6: informal terms for the mouth [syn: cakehole, hole, maw,
          yap, gob]
      7: a light two-wheeled carriage
      8: a hazard on a golf course [syn: bunker, sand trap]
      v 1: place in a confining or embarrassing position; "He was
           trapped in a difficult situation"
      2: catch in or as if in a trap; "The men trap foxes" [syn: entrap,
          snare, ensnare, trammel]
      3: hold or catch as if in a trap; "The gaps between the teeth
         trap food particles"
      4: to hold fast or prevent from moving; "The child was pinned
         under the fallen tree" [syn: pin, immobilize, immobilise]
      [also: trapping, trapped]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      adj : forced to turn and face attackers; "a stag at bay"; "she had
            me cornered between the porch and her car"; "like a
            trapped animal" [syn: at bay(p), cornered, treed]

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      See trap