stopple

stopple

noun

  1. A stopper; a plug.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  2. To close with a stopper or plug.

    from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

Visuals for stopple

Examples

  • The chain is attached to a plug, called a stopple or a tank ball.

    Flushed

  • Then the witch-wife took up the flasket and pulled out the stopple and betook it to Birdalone, and said: Drink of this now, a little sip, no more.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • So I took the said flask and went my ways hastily to my own chamber, and there I looked at the said flask and took out the stopple; and there was a liquor therein, white like to water, but of a spicy smell, sweet, fresh, and enheartening.

    The Water of the Wondrous Isles

  • A few important details were left out—like what should the stopple be made of—but the system did work.

    Flushed

  • When you push down on the flush handle, the metal arm lifts the stopple from a two-inch-wide drain.

    Flushed

Related Words For stopple

verb-form

stoppled

stopples

stoppling

hypernym

plug

secure

stop up

form

stoppled

stoppling

synonym

stopper

stoppe

same-context

padeye

cobwebbed

spile