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See also: e-stop
Anglo-Norman and Old French estoper, from a Late Latin verb, from Classical Latin stuppa (“oakum”).
estop (third-person singular simple present estops, present participle estopping, simple past and past participle estopped)
- To impede or bar by estoppel.
- 1957 November 23, William F. Buckley Jr., National Review:
- ...we twitted them, while we were together in the sun of the Continent, about English heating habits. Having done that, we are now estopped from bringing the matter up.
- 2020: "Nancy Pelosi Should Take All the Time She Needs to Submit Articles of Impeachment" by Philip Bobbitt, Slate.com
- Finally, new evidence—emails surrounding the decision to withhold appropriated military assistance from Ukraine—has come out since the vote. Is anyone suggesting that the House managers be estopped from presenting this evidence?
- To stop up, to plug
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