or trap door
[ trap-dawr, -dohr ]
/ ˈtræpˈdɔr, -ˈdoʊr /
a door flush with the surface of a floor, ceiling, or roof.
the opening that it covers.
of, relating to, or like a trapdoor.
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British Dictionary definitions for trapdoor
a door or flap flush with and covering an opening, esp in a ceiling
the opening so covered
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