noun \ˈstä-pəl\

Definition of STOPPLE

:  something that closes an aperture :  stopper, plug

Origin of STOPPLE

Middle English stoppell, from stoppen to stop
First Known Use: 14th century

Rhymes with STOPPLE


transitive verb
stop·pledstop·pling \-p(ə-)liŋ\

Definition of STOPPLE

:  stopper

First Known Use of STOPPLE

circa 1795

Rhymes with STOPPLE


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