Talk:trapper

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Rfv-sense: "Ornamental covering for a horse". Al dictionaries I've checked say this is trapping, not trapper. --EncycloPetey 18:28, 17 April 2009 (UTC)

OED has trapper, Obs. exc. Hist., “A covering put over a horse or other beast. . . ; trapping; housing”, with citations from the 1300s to 1902. Michael Z. 2009-04-21 19:33 z
See some examples of this usage in print. They are easy to find: The wars of the Crusades, 1096-1291 by Terence Wise, Transactions - Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society by Bristol and Gloucestershire Archaeological Society, The seeing stone by Kevin Crossley-Holland, Harlequin by Bernard Cornwell, ... Donama 07:06, 24 April 2009 (UTC)

Kept without cites, per Mzajac and Donama. Anyone wishing to re-RFV, please feel free. —RuakhTALK 23:58, 27 November 2009 (UTC)