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set trap

verb as in ambush

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Set trap in water, cause anything that may come along to pass over trap by a row of dead sticks, weeds or a bunch of old weeds.

Be sure to search out all the old hollow logs near streams and set trap in or near entrance--place bait in log.

Set trap, a No. 1, in an inch of water square under the log and stake out in deep water as far as possible.

Let us compare with this boldness the incredible caution with which the animal proceeds when tempted by the bait in a set trap.

When your ship come here the devils set trap, and all is wreck and burn and steal!


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On this page you'll find 22 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to set trap, such as: assault, surround, trap, waylay, ambuscade, and assail.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.