Definition of Trapes

1. n. A slattern; an idle, sluttish, or untidy woman.



2. v. i. To go about in an idle or slatternly fashion; to trape; to traipse.

Definition of Trapes

1. Verb. (obsolete spelling of traipse) ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete spelling of traipse) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trapes

1. to traipse [v -ED, -ING, -ES] - See also: traipse

Medical Definition of Trapes

1. A slattern; an idle, sluttish, or untidy woman. See: Trape. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Trapes

trapanned
trapanner
trapanners
trapanning
trapans
trapball
trapdoor
trapdoor function
trapdoor functions
trapdoor spider
trapdoor spiders
trapdoors
trape
traped
trapes (current term)
trapesed
trapeses
trapesing
trapezate
trapeze
trapeze artist
trapeze dress
trapeze dresses
trapezed
trapezelike
trapezes
trapezia
trapezial
trapeziform

Literary usage of Trapes

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Report and Transactions (1875)
"Her gown trapes along the floor.'" "trapes-ABOUT. To run about in an untidy, slovenly manner; to allow the dress to trail on the ground. ..."

2. Report and Transactions of the Devonshire Association for the Advancement of (1875)
"Her gown trapes along the floor.'" "trapes-ABOUT. To run about in an untidy, slovenly manner; to allow the dress to trail on the ground. ..."

3. Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine (1853)
"No doubt, Mr. trapes is quite aware that he is not now in Saratoga, ... I am sure that neither Mr. nor Mrs. trapes intended to give tho smallest offence. ..."

4. The Definite Object: A Romance of New York by Jeffery Farnol (1917)
"trapes ACQUIRED A NEW LODGES, DESPITE HEE ELBOWS HE awoke suddenly and sat up to find ... Mrs. trapes herself was elderly; she was also a woman of points, ..."

5. The Definite Object: A Romance of New York by Jeffery Farnol (1917)
"trapes ACQUIRED A NEW LODGER, DESPITE HER ELBOWS HE awoke suddenly and sat up to find ... Mrs. trapes herself was elderly; she was also a woman of points, ..."

6. The Correspondence of Horace Walpole, Earl of Orford: And the Rev. William by Horace Walpole, William Mason (1851)
"... but unless you know how vast and venerable I thought I remembered it, I cannot give you the measure of my surprise, but then there was a trapes of a ..."

7. British Theatre: Comprising Tragedies, Comedies, Operas, and Farces, from by Owen Williams (1828)
"... trapes. PEACHUM sitting at a Table, with a large Book of Accounts before him. AIR. — PEACHUM. Each neighbour abuses bis brother: Whore and rogue, ..."

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