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rattrap

[rat-trap] /ˈrætˌtræp/
noun
1.
a device for catching rats.
2.
a run-down, filthy, or dilapidated place.
3.
a difficult, involved, or entangling situation.
Origin of rattrap
1425-1475
1425-75; late Middle English. See rat, trap1
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