He was a large and sandy Mortal with a steel-trap Jaw and a cold glittering Eye.
There he set his steel-trap, and another which he borrowed of a neighbor.
Natsatt's hands reached for the villain's throat, and gripped with the suddenness and intensity of a steel-trap.
When he grabbed the foot he moved with a sort of steel-trap efficiency and quickness.
Can't be humbugged, and keeps a secret as a steel-trap holds a rat.
But neither the steel-trap nor the deadfall is wholly satisfactory.
The steel-trap it avoids, no matter how concealed; and the cage-trap has been found “no go.”
If anybody could tell what's in his mind, it's Lawyer Stacy, and he's as close as a steel-trap.
She's smarter'n a steel-trap, and might have been a lawyer herself.
Larry had a brain for business; as a youthful scamp in knickerbockers he had been as sharp as a steel-trap.