"booby-trap" Definition

  1. a favourite amusement of boys at school. It consists in placing a pitcher of water on the top of a door set ajar for the purpose; the person whom they wish to drench is then made to pass through the door, and receives the pitcher and its contents on his unlucky head. Books are sometimes used.

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Position in the dictionary: 286 of 4022 slang words.
Next words in the dictionary: book, booked, bookmaker’s pocket, books, boom, boom-passenger, boon-companion, booze, boozing-ken, boozy
Previous words in the dictionary: bonnet, boniface, bones, bone-picker, bone-grubber, bone, bombay ducks;, bolus, bolt, boko

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