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stopple

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noun stop·ple \ˈstä-pəl\

Definition of stopple

  1. :  something that closes an aperture :  stopper, plug

Origin and Etymology of stopple

Middle English stoppell, from stoppen to stop


First Known Use: 14th century


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stopple

verb stop·ple

Definition of stopple

stoppled

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stoppling

play \-p(ə-)liŋ\
  1. transitive verb
  2. :  stopper

Circa 1795

First Known Use of stopple

circa 1795

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