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Definition of "trapanned" []

  • Simple past tense and past participle of trapan. (verb) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "trapanned" in a sentence
  • "The "kids" were trapanned, by the fair promises of crimps or "spirits," in Scotland, Ireland, and England, where kidnapping formed an extensive and incredibly bold business."
  • "The house was neatly furnished, and there was no young creature in it at that time but our unfortunate traveller, and a lady whose name was Lucinda, a young girl about eighteen years of age, who had been trapanned there, and ruined by a nobleman at that time famous for such villainous actions; this was the person that was with her at the play, when Monsieur Le Montague saw them."