Trap Trap, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Trapped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Trapping}.] [Akin to OE. trappe trappings, and perhaps from an Old French word of the same origin as E. drab a kind of cloth.] To dress with ornaments; to adorn; -- said especially of horses. [1913 Webster]

Steeds . . . that trapped were in steel all glittering. --Chaucer. [1913 Webster]

To deck his hearse, and trap his tomb-black steed. --Spenser. [1913 Webster]

There she found her palfrey trapped In purple blazoned with armorial gold. --Tennyson. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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