Origin of trapper
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Examples from the Web for trapper
The town of St. Charles near St. Louis was founded by a trapper named Blanchette.Poet of the Ozarks: Daniel Woodrell on His New Book and Life
July 7, 2013
Rather than Hawkeye and Trapper John, we resemble a priest, holding a hand, helping someone die as easily as possible.All These Useless Doctors
February 1, 2010
And before the trapper could make a protest he had drawn back into the horse shed.
There must have been a sound, and he glanced over to the trapper for an explanation.
This, by silent consent, was to be the reward of the trapper.
The trapper slapped his lank, leather-clad thigh in high approval.In the Valley
Trapper Jim showed them how to cook some of the venison in a most appetizing way.With Trapper Jim in the North Woods
Lawrence J. Leslie
- a person who traps animals, esp for their furs or skins
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Word Origin and History for trapper
"one who traps animals" (for fur, etc.), 1768, agent noun from trap (v.).
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