Origin of steel trap
Examples from the Web for steel trap
I at least admire her audacity and her steel-trap quickness of mind.The Prairie Child|Arthur Stringer
If they knowed as much as we servants, they'd as soon jam their fingers into a steel-trap.Alone|Marion Harland
Among the crew was one they called Jamie, as smart as a steel-trap, and handsome as a picture.
Stepping over, he unhooked it, and then it was an easy matter to pry the jaws of the steel-trap apart.Dave Porter and the Runaways|Edward Stratemeyer
She's smarter'n a steel-trap, and might have been a lawyer herself.