Pony trap in Brisbane, Australia, 1900.
Pony and trap in northern England.

A trap, pony trap (sometimes pony and trap) or horse trap is a light, often sporty, two-wheeled or sometimes four-wheeled[citation needed] horse- or pony-drawn carriage, usually accommodating two to four persons in various seating arrangements, such as face-to-face or back-to-back.[citation needed]

"Pony and trap" is also used as Cockney rhyming slang for "crap" meaning nonsense or rubbish, or defecation.[1]


  1. ^ "Pony and trap". The Phrase Finder. UK. Retrieved 16 February 2014. External link in |work= (help)

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