mantrap

man-trap

[man-trap]
noun
1.
an outdoor trap set for humans, as to snare poachers or trespassers.
2.
Slang. a woman who is purported to be dangerously seductive or who schemes in her amours; femme fatale.
Also, mantrap.


Origin:
1765–75

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mantrap (ˈmænˌtræp)
 
n
a snare for catching people, esp trespassers

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