"trapping" in the noun sense
1. caparison, trapping, housing
stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
"trapping" in the verb sense
1. trap, pin down
place in a confining or embarrassing position
"He was trapped in a difficult situation"
2. trap, entrap, snare, ensnare, trammel
catch in or as if in a trap
"The men trap foxes"
hold or catch as if in a trap
"The gaps between the teeth trap food particles"
4. trap, pin, immobilize, immobilise
to hold fast or prevent from moving
"The child was pinned under the fallen tree"
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