well trap

noun

: a trap (as in a sewer or drainpipe) holding water and checking the escape of foul air and odors

Word History

First Known Use

1842, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of well trap was in 1842

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“Well trap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/well%20trap. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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