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trapdoor

[trap-dawr, -dohr] /ˈtræpˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr/
noun
1.
a door flush with the surface of a floor, ceiling, or roof.
2.
the opening that it covers.
adjective
3.
of, pertaining to, or like a trapdoor.
Also, trap door.
Origin
1325-1375
1325-75; Middle English trappe dore. See trap1, door
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