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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

A swinging or sliding barrier flush with the surface of a floor, ceiling, or roof

Usage examples (37)
  • This is simply a metal plate-a kind of trapdoor-built into the floor of the living room fireplace above a deep, bricklined pit.
  • As he explains it, an online "trapdoor" he created just over a week ago has already lured
  • Assuming of course that there’d be a convenient trapdoor aka Lost with a supply of coffee and chocolate hob-nobs.
  • "Specifically, we were able to locate a small cellar, what you might call a trapdoor cellar, located beneath the cabin. for more
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