stemple

noun stem·ple \ˈstempəl\
variants: or

stempel

\ˈstempəl\

Definition of stemple

plural

-s

  1. :  a crossbar of wood in a mine shaft serving some special purpose (as of a step, supporting timber, or strut)

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Origin and Etymology of stemple

probably from Low German stempel; akin to Old English stempan to stamp — more at stamp


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