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.

Origin of trapdoor

First recorded in 1325–75, trapdoor is from the Middle English word trappe dore. See trap1, door
Also called drop. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

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