trap line

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Trap line

When free ranging small wild animals such as opossums, raccoons, or skunks were trapped for their fur, a number of traps separated by many feet might be set and constituted a trap line. Since these animals were nocturnal, the line would be run (checked) each morning.
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Noun1.Trap line - a line or series of trapstrap line - a line or series of traps    
line - a formation of people or things one behind another; "the line stretched clear around the corner"; "you must wait in a long line at the checkout counter"
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"The length of your crab trap line should be at least double the depth your traps are in," he said.
As the initial run slowed, my son needed to direct the fish away from the crab trap line along the river's channel.
* If you ran a trap line on the way to school and brought in the milk cows on the way home, you never had any problem holding down a job in later years.
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I was on the trap line, and my brain could not will my finger to hit the trigger.