or trap door
- a door flush with the surface of a floor, ceiling, or roof.
- the opening that it covers.
- of, relating to, or like a trapdoor.
Origin of trapdoor
Also called drop.
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Examples from the Web for trapdoor
But we reached Camp David in one piece, and there was no trapdoor for Cap.My Sober Celebration With Nixon
Peter G. Peterson
June 12, 2009
He stepped to a corner of the room and by a ring he raised a trapdoor.Way of the Lawless
At this juncture, Pierre and Paul Lanier emerge from a trapdoor, cutting off escape.Oswald Langdon
Carson Jay Lee
There was a trapdoor in the floor that was right over the river.Maw's Vacation
The trapdoor had been left open, and I thought that was the place it came through.Black Beauty
Again he followed, mounting by a ladder, through a trapdoor on to the roof.Saint's Progress