Definition of 'booby'
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Iraqi forces now face the daunting task of making safe thousands of booby trap bombs that litter the city.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
The barrage balloons zone in on insurgents as they lay bombs and booby traps to kill and maim our troops.The Sun (2011)
Fears that the terrorists may have left bombs or booby traps in the ruins of the mall progress hampered progress.Times, Sunday Times (2013)
Their progress through the hotel was slowed by explosives that had been left behind as booby traps by the attackers.Times, Sunday Times (2016)
The attacking force is advancing with caution because of the danger of booby traps and the risk of civilian casualties.Times, Sunday Times (2007)
Iraqi officials say they cannot advance without risking heavy casualties because of thousands of mines and booby traps in the area.Times, Sunday Times (2015) The Bullet Catchers (1989) The Sun (2010)
Many had been booby trapped.Times, Sunday Times (2014)
The chopper shortage has meant many have to go by land, where they have been picked off by booby trap roadside bombs.The Sun (2008)
He had been accused of rigging up a booby trap to set the house on fire as she slept to collect 190,000 insurance.The Sun (2009) STUART: A Life Backwards (2005)
The general's men have found more than 5,000 roadside bombs and booby traps in the areas they have recaptured.Times, Sunday Times (2015)
ISN'T there a role for trained dogs in detecting booby trap bombs in Afghanistan to stop wasting the lives of British soldiers?The Sun (2009)
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