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Webster 1913 Edition


Trapan

Tra-pan′

,
Noun.
[OF.
trappan
. See
Trap
, and cf.
Trepan
a snare.]
A snare; a stratagem; a trepan. See 3d
Trepan
.
South.

Tra-pan′

,
Verb.
T.
[
imp. & p. p.
Trapanned
;
p. pr. & vb. n.
Trapanning
.]
To insnare; to catch by stratagem; to entrap; to trepan.
Having some of his people
trapanned
at Baldivia.
Anson.

Webster 1828 Edition


Trapan

TRAPAN'

,
Verb.
T.
To ensnare; to catch by stratagem.

TRAPAN'

,
Noun.
A snare; a stratagem.

Definition 2022


trapan

trapan

English

Noun

trapan (plural trapans)

  1. A snare; a stratagem; a trepan.
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Verb

trapan (third-person singular simple present trapans, present participle trapanning, simple past and past participle trapanned)

  1. (transitive) To ensnare; to catch by stratagem; to entrap; to trepan.
    • Anson
      Having some of his people trapanned at Baldivia.