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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French guet-apens.

NounEdit

guet-apens

  1. A trap.

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

An alteration of Middle French d'agais apensés, corresponding to aguet ‎(ambush) + past participle of apenser ‎(conceive of).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

guet-apens m ‎(plural guets-apens)

  1. ambush
  2. (figuratively) trap

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