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trap

1. slang One's mouth. You'd better keep your trap shut if you know what's good for you! I decided to close my trap after she shot me that withering look.
2. The trapezius muscle. Usually referred to in pairs. He had incredibly well defined traps and lats. I think I pulled the trap on my right side during that exercise.
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

trap

1. n. the mouth. (Crude.) Put this in your trap and chew it up.
2. n. a low place; a dive. This trap is a mess. Clean it up!

traps

n. the trapezium muscles, considered in pairs. (Bodybuilding.) This exercise is really good for your traps.
See also: trap
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The FWS not only twisted information to form a particular conclusion (trapping is necessary and a good wildlife management tool), but excluded vital data, such as types of traps used and the incidents of non-target species trapped on refuges.
The campaign is also a response to what is thought to be a government scheme to deceive Canadians and Europeans about leghold trap use and the pain caused to trapped animals.
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