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man-trap

[man-trap] /ˈmænˌtræp/
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
1765-1775
1765-75
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British Dictionary definitions for mantrap

mantrap

/ˈmænˌtræp/
noun
1.
a snare for catching people, esp trespassers
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