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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole tightly

Usage examples (29)
  • The heat will cause the oil to run down between the stopple and mouth of the bottle.
  • 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.
  • He figured she had found some calm just in telling to another person what a lonely thin edge of life she occupied, where one hog could act as stopple to a demijohn of woes.
  • If the stopple cannot be taken out with the hand at the end of this process, repeat it, and you will finally succeed by persevering in it, however firmly it may be... for more
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