Definition of Firetraps

1. Noun. (plural of firetrap) ¹



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Definition of Firetraps

1. firetrap [n] - See also: firetrap

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Firetraps

firestones
firestop
firestops
firestorm
firestorms
firestriker
firestrikers
firesuit
firesuits
firetail
firetails
fireth
firethorn
firethorns
firetrap
firetraps (current term)
firetruck
firetrucks
firewagon
firewagons
firewalk
firewalked
firewalking
firewalks
firewall
firewalled
firewalling
firewalls
fireward
firewarden

Literary usage of Firetraps

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1. Fireproof Magazine edited by William Clendenin, Peter Bonnett Wight (1905)
"Some of the buildings are nothing but old firetraps. ... The school for dependent children at Sparta is nothing less than a nest of firetraps. ..."

2. Sunset by Southern Pacific Company, Southern Pacific Company. Passenger Dept (1915)
"There was no money to replace firetraps with safe quarters, to provide modern fire- fighting apparatus, but funds for useless army posts and navy yards were ..."

3. Annual Report by Indiana State Board of Health (1909)
"... at Ft. Wayne on this date I visited two schoolhouses with the local health authorities. Both of them were found old, unsanitary and veritable firetraps. ..."

4. The World a Department Store: A Story of Life Under a Coöperative System by Bradford Peck (1900)
"Those old-time wooden shanties and cheaply constructed firetraps called hotels had been swept away, giving place to a most magnificent parkway and boulevard ..."

5. The Battle with the Slum by Jacob August Riis (1902)
"The Superintendent of Buildings, after such a fire in March, 1896, said that there were thousands of tenement firetraps in the city. ..."

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