traps

plural noun
\ ˈtraps How to pronounce traps (audio) \

Definition of traps

: personal belongings : luggage

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Typically, the district sees fewer than 50 mosquitoes each night in each of its nine traps spread throughout the district. Vikki Ortiz, chicagotribune.com, "Chicagoland mosquito fighters struggle to keep up with this summer's surge of blood suckers," 11 July 2018

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First Known Use of traps

1813, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for traps

Middle English trappe caparison — more at trap

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The first known use of traps was in 1813

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