Thesaurus / stopple

opposites of stopple

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The heat will cause the oil to run down between the stopple and mouth of the bottle.
He pounces upon the decanter, pulls out the stopple, and applies his nose to the mouth.
EVENING DRESSW. D. HOWELLS
You may at first stop it so, that the strong working may throw out the stopple, and yet keep it close, till it work strongly.
These fumes issue sometimes in such abundance as to push out the stopple; which you must then replace, and slacken the fire.
The heat will cause the oil to run down between the stopple and mouth.
There stood the morphine bottle with the stopple out, just as Tom had left it.
Well, I don't carry water when I can make it run by turning a stopple—not much I don't!
JOYCE'S INVESTMENTSFANNIE E. NEWBERRY
She broke the jar, not waiting to take out the stopple, and poured the oil upon his feet.
There is not a crumb of sweet-cake in the house, and the stopple is so tight in the cider-barrel that I cannot stir it a peg.
GILES COREY, YEOMANMARY E. WILKINS FREEMAN
A fid or stopple made of leather or oakum fitting in the vent of a piece to stop it against weather, &c.
THE SAILOR'S WORD-BOOKWILLIAM HENRY SMYTH

WORDS RELATED TO STOPPLE

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