1. [syn: at bay(p), cornered, trapped, treed]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Trap \Trap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trapped; p. pr. & vb. n.
Trapping.] [Akin to OE. trappe trappings, and perhaps from
an Old French word of the same origin as E. drab a kind of
To dress with ornaments; to adorn; -- said especially of
Steeds . . . that trapped were in steel all glittering.
To deck his hearse, and trap his tomb-black steed.
There she found her palfrey trapped
In purple blazoned with armorial gold. --Tennyson.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
adj 1: forced to turn and face attackers; "a stag at bay"; "she
had me cornered between the porch and her car"; "like a
trapped animal" [syn: at bay(p), cornered, trapped,