verb \e-ˈstäp\

Definition of ESTOP

transitive verb
archaic :  to stop up
:  bar; specifically :  to impede by estoppel

Origin of ESTOP

Middle English estoppen, from Anglo-French estoper, estuper, from Vulgar Latin *stuppare to stop with a tow — more at stop
First Known Use: 15th century

Other Legal Terms

actionable, alienable, carceral, chattel, complicity, decedent, larceny, malfeasance, modus operandi


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