corner trap

corner trap

A trapdoor at the front of a theater stage, through which an actor can appear or disappear.
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Corner Trap Elevators: A Palatina MS drawing [#39/MO8] shows small traps and elevators on each side of the stage.
Brailed Curtain Machinery and Corner Traps [#39/MO8]
If the offense succeeds in passing out of the corner trap [ILLUSTRATION FOR DIAGRAM 4 OMITTED], the original post defender (1) will again sprint out of the trap to the weakside perimeter player.