stopple

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Partly from stop, partly from estoppel.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stopple (plural stopples)

  1. a plug, a stopper

Verb[edit]

stopple (third-person singular simple present stopples, present participle stoppling, simple past and past participle stoppled)

  1. to plug, to stop up
    • 1605, William Shakespeare, King Lear V.iii
      Shut your mouth, dame, / Or with this paper shall I stopple it.

Anagrams[edit]