Definitions for: Stopple


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



Webster (1913) Definition: 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.


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.

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

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