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trapper

[trap-er] /ˈtræp ər/
noun
1.
a person or thing that traps.
2.
a person whose business is the trapping of animals for their furs.
Origin of trapper
1615-1625
First recorded in 1615-25; trap1 + -er1
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trapper

/ˈtræpə/
noun
1.
a person who traps animals, esp for their furs or skins
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Contemporary definitions for trapper
noun

a three-ring binder with pockets and other accessories, often zip-around or otherwise enclosed; also called trapper-keeper , keeper

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Word Origin and History for trapper
n.

"one who traps animals" (for fur, etc.), 1768, agent noun from trap (v.).

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