dog-stopper

noun

Definition of dog-stopper

: an extra cable stopper for relieving the strain on a deck stopper of a ship

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First Known Use of dog-stopper

1791, in the meaning defined above

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“Dog-stopper.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/dog-stopper. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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