Definition of 'petard'
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Her idea had been that some Middle had been playing pranks and was hoist with her own petard. ADRIENNE AND THE CHALET SCHOOL (2002)I have been hoist with my own petard, I thought dismally, as we sat awkwardly in her consulting room. RESCUING ROSE (2002)`What I'm goin' to do," said so softly Bauman barely heard it, `-- what I'm goin' to do, is hoist corrections on their own petard. STONE CITY (2002)
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