Trap Doors

Doors fitted to an opening in a horizontal or nearly horizontal surface, as a floor or roof, through which a person ascends head first and descends feet first.

Quick Facts

Go Historic ID
1828
Names
trap doors
trap door
doors, trap
trapdoors
valdeuren Dutch
valdeur Dutch
trampillas Spanish
trampilla Spanish
escotillón Spanish
trampa Spanish
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Bibliography

  1. 1.  The Getty Art & Architecture Thesaurus, 300002835. The J. Paul Getty Trust.