trapdoor

[ trap-dawr, -dohr ]SEE DEFINITION OF trapdoor
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He stepped to a corner of the room and by a ring he raised a trapdoor.

At this juncture, Pierre and Paul Lanier emerge from a trapdoor, cutting off escape.

There was a trapdoor in the floor that was right over the river.

The trapdoor had been left open, and I thought that was the place it came through.

Again he followed, mounting by a ladder, through a trapdoor on to the roof.

It was dark, but the light from the trapdoor enabled them to see a little after a while.

The only access to this back cellar was through a trapdoor in the floor of the room above.

So at night she opened the trapdoor and let herself down by a rope.

However hard they might try, the trapdoor would not budge an inch.

It was Simon's equerry, Thierry, who pushed open the trapdoor.

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