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Definition of Traplike
1. resembling a trap [adj]
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Literary usage of Traplike
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1. Bulletin by United States Weather Bureau (1895)
"As it seems to me, the underlying cause of this striking activity is not merely the traplike action by 'which the flame collects atmospheric dust, ..."
2. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1879)
"The slates change all the way from a traplike-looking gray slate to a fine pure bluish soft black slate, widely different in these end products, ..."
3. Reynard the Fox by John Masefield (1920)
"And the men moved up with their talk and stink And the traplike noise of the horseshoe clink. Men whose coming meant death from teeth In a worrying wrench ..."
4. Autobiography and Memoirs by George Douglas Campbell Argyll (1906)
"It is a long, narrow building, the principal room occupying its whole width, with windows on each side; low ceilings; steep, traplike wooden stairs; ..."