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Hazard for Hale Irwin (4 letter answer)

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The answer TRAP is seen frequently, appearing about once every 60 puzzles.

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TRAP as a noun:

1. a device in which something (usually an animal) can be caught and penned
2. drain consisting of a U-shaped section of drainpipe that holds liquid and so prevents a return flow of sewer gas
3. (trap, snare) = something (often something deceptively attractive) that catches you unawares; "the exam was full of trap questions"; "it was all a snare and delusion"
4. a device to hurl clay pigeons into the air for trapshooters
5. (ambush, ambuscade, lying in wait, trap) = the act of concealing yourself and lying in wait to attack by surprise
6. (trap, cakehole, hole, maw, yap, gob) = informal terms for the mouth
7. a light two-wheeled carriage
8. (bunker, sand trap, trap) = a hazard on a golf course

TRAP as a verb:

1. 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"
3. 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"