estop


es·top

verb \e-ˈstäp\
es·toppedes·top·ping

Definition of ESTOP

transitive verb
1
archaic :  to stop up
2
:  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

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