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stopple

See definition of stopple on Dictionary.com
  • as inplug
  • as incork
  • as inspigot
  • as instopper
  • as inclosure
  • as inplug

synonyms for stopple

  • bung
  • connection
  • cork
  • filling
  • fitting
  • occlusion
  • river
  • spigot
  • tampon
  • wedge
See also synonyms for: stoppled / stoppling
  • plug
  • spike
  • stopper
  • stop
  • float
  • seal
  • close
  • phellem
  • bobber
  • oak
  • shive
  • nozzle
  • valve
  • plug
  • vent
  • stopper
  • tap
  • spout
  • outlet
  • spile
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antonyms for stopple

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  • mouth
  • opening
  • start
  • beginning
  • opening
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      How to use stopple in a sentence

      Stopple, stop′l, n. that which stops or closes the mouth of a vessel: a cork or plug.
      CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
      A wasteful cock is a cock or pipe with a turning stopple running to waste.
      NOTES TO SHAKESPEARE, VOLUME III: THE TRAGEDIESSAMUEL JOHNSON
      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.
      THE CLOSET OF SIR KENELM DIGBY KNIGHT OPENEDKENELM DIGBY
      On examining it in full light he found the upper end, looking like a carved handle, to be a closing stopple removable by a turn.
      THE WEIRD ORIENTHENRY ILIOWIZI
      He pounces upon the decanter, pulls out the stopple, and applies his nose to the mouth.
      EVENING DRESSW. D. HOWELLS
      He found the metal whole; the turning of the stopple had not caused the metal to flow.
      ZIGZAG JOURNEYS IN NORTHERN LANDS;HEZEKIAH BUTTERWORTH
      The heat will cause the oil to run down between the stopple and mouth of the bottle.
      THE AMERICAN HOUSEWIFEANONYMOUS
      Up he rose once more, made a fresh stopple of hay, and corked the hole severely.
      AT THE BACK OF THE NORTH WINDGEORGE MACDONALD
      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
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      WORDS RELATED TO STOPPLE

      • blockade
      • bolt
      • bung
      • cap
      • cork
      • fastener
      • latch
      • lid
      • obstruction
      • occludent
      • occlusion
      • padlock
      • stop
      • stopper
      • stopple
      • tampon
      • tap
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