Definition of trapline in English:



North American
  • A series of game traps.

    • ‘Dege gave a course of lectures and encouraged use of the expedition library, and a 30 km long trapline for catching foxes was set out.’
    • ‘That's a heap of trapline to check, and we're aiming for 18 checks a year, which is pretty heavy going.’
    • ‘The very global yet highly local Tomson Highway moved from a northern Manitoba trapline to studying piano in London before starting to write plays at the age of 30.’
    • ‘If you met someone in a Winnipeg restaurant and he said he used to go on trapline with his dad, it would be neat.’
    • ‘Their destination - Jim and Lenora's trapline at Cheechum Lake.’