Definitions for: Tampion


[n] plug for the muzzle of a gun to keep out dust and moisture



Webster (1913) Definition: Tam"pi*on, n. [F. tampon, tapon, tape, of Dutch or
German origin. See Tap a pipe or plug, and cf. Tamp,
Tampop, Tompion.] [Written also tampeon, and
tompion.]
1. A wooden stopper, or plug, as for a cannon or other piece
of ordnance, when not in use.

2. (Mus.) A plug for upper end of an organ pipe.

See Also: plug, stopper, stopple

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