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mantrap

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Pronunciation: /ˈmantrap
 
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Definition of mantrap in English:

noun

A trap for catching people, especially trespassers or poachers.
Example sentences
  • You can shoot a rope that springs trappers' mantraps back onto them, drop a boulder onto a thug's head, or push wagons full of powder kegs toward a cabin full of enemies and take out a whole crowd with a single, well placed shot.
  • Yeah, a mantrap would be considerably larger than an animal trap.
  • Such tricks can be defeated with turnstiles, mantraps and guards, but those techniques have costs and limitations.

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