guetapens

noun
guet·​a·​pens | \ ¦getə¦päⁿ \
plural guetapens\ -​äⁿ(z) \

Definition of guetapens

: ambush, snare, trap a trick to lure him into some guetapens— Rafael Sabatini

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History and Etymology for guetapens

French guet-apens, from Middle French, from de guet apens with premeditation, alteration of de guet apensé

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“Guetapens.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/guetapens. Accessed 22 May. 2022.

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