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Noun: mousetrap  'maws,trap
  1. A trap for catching mice
     
  2. (American football) a play in which a defensive player is allowed to cross the line of scrimmage and then blocked off as the runner goes through the place the lineman vacated
    - trap play
Verb: mousetrap (mousetrapped,mousetrapping)  'maws,trap
Usage: N. Amer
  1. Use a trick to induce (someone) into doing something unpleasant
    - trick

Derived forms: mousetrapping, mousetrapped, mousetraps

Type of: maneuver [US], manoeuvre [Brit, Cdn], play, trap

Encyclopedia: Mousetrap