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 for Stopper bolt
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stopper \Stop"per\, n.
     1. One who stops, closes, shuts, or hinders; that which stops
        or obstructs; that which closes or fills a vent or hole in
        a vessel.
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     2. (Naut.) A short piece of rope having a knot at one or both
        ends, with a lanyard under the knot, -- used to secure
        something. --Totten.
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     3. (Bot.) A name to several trees of the genus Eugenia, found
        in Florida and the West Indies; as, the red stopper. See
        Eugenia. --C. S. Sargent.
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     Ring stopper (Naut.), a short rope or chain passing through
        the anchor ring, to secure the anchor to the cathead.
  
     Stopper bolt (Naut.), a large ringbolt in a ship's deck, to
        which the deck stoppers are hooked.
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