Estophed
Estop Es*top", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Estophed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estopping}.] [OF. estoper to stop, plug, close, F. ['e]touper, LL. stuppare to close with tow, obstruct, fr. L. stuppa tow, oakum, cf. Gr. sty`pph. Cf. {Stop}.] (Law) To impede or bar by estoppel. [1913 Webster]

A party will be estopped by his admissions, where his intent is to influence another, or derive an advantage to himself. --Abbott. [1913 Webster]


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  • Estop — Es*top , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Estophed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estopping}.] [OF. estoper to stop, plug, close, F. [ e]touper, LL. stuppare to close with tow, obstruct, fr. L. stuppa tow, oakum, cf. Gr. sty pph. Cf. {Stop}.] (Law) To impede or bar by… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Estopping — Estop Es*top , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Estophed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Estopping}.] [OF. estoper to stop, plug, close, F. [ e]touper, LL. stuppare to close with tow, obstruct, fr. L. stuppa tow, oakum, cf. Gr. sty pph. Cf. {Stop}.] (Law) To impede or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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