Stoppling
Stopple 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. [1913 Webster]

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  • stoppling — stop·ple || stÉ‘pl / stÉ’pl n. cork, plug, stopper v. plug up an opening with a stopper …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Stopple — 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Stoppled — Stopple 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. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • stopple — I. noun Etymology: Middle English stoppell, from stoppen to stop Date: 14th century something that closes an aperture ; stopper, plug II. transitive verb (stoppled; stoppling) Date: circa 1795 stopper …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • stopple — /stop euhl/, n., v., stoppled, stoppling. Chiefly Northern U.S. n. 1. a stopper, esp. for a bottle. v.t. 2. to close or fit with a stopple. [1350 1400; ME stoppel. See STOP, LE] * * * …   Universalium

  • stopple — /ˈstɒpəl/ (say stopuhl) Rare –noun 1. a stopper for a bottle or the like. –verb (t) (stoppled, stoppling) 2. to close or fit with a stopple. {stop + p + le} …   Australian English dictionary

  • stopple — [stäp′əl] n. [ME stoppel, dim. < stoppen, to STOP] a stopper, or plug vt. stoppled, stoppling to close with a stopple …   English World dictionary

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