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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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|Noun||1.||trap 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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