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Meaning of STOPPLE

Pronunciation:  'stâpul

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly
  2. [v]  close or secure with or as if with a stopper; "She stoppered the wine bottle"; "The mothers stoppered their babies' mouths with pacifiers"

STOPPLE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: plug, stopper, stopper
 See Also: block, blockage, bung, closure, cork, drainplug, fipple, occlusion, plug, secure, spigot, spile, stop, stop up, stoppage, tampion, tampon, tap



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Stop"ple\, n. [Cf. G. st["o]pfel, st["o]psel. See
    {Stop}, n. & v. t.]
    That which stops or closes the mouth of a vessel; a stopper;
    as, a glass stopple; a cork stopple.
  2. \Stop"ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Stoppled}; p. pr. & vb.
    n. {Stoppling}.]
    To close the mouth of anything with a stopple, or as with a
    stopple. --Cowper.