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

  Stopple \Stop"ple\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Stoppled; p. pr. & vb.
     n. Stoppling.]
     To close the mouth of anything with a stopple, or as with a
     stopple. --Cowper.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Stopple \Stop"ple\, n. [Cf. G. st["o]pfel, st["o]psel. See
     Stop, n. & v. t.]
     That which stops or closes the mouth of a vessel; a stopper;
     as, a glass stopple; a cork stopple.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  stopple
      n 1: blockage consisting of an object designed to fill a hole
           tightly [syn: plug, stopper, stopple]
      v 1: close or secure with or as if with a stopper; "She
           stoppered the wine bottle"; "The mothers stoppered their
           babies' mouths with pacifiers" [syn: stopper, stopple]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  50 Moby Thesaurus words for "stopple":
     bar, bind, block, block up, blockade, bung, caulk, check valve,
     chink, choke, choke off, choke up, clog, clog up, cock, congest,
     constipate, cork, cover, dam, dam up, faucet, fill, fill up, foul,
     jam, lid, obstipate, obstruct, pack, peg, pin, plug, plug up,
     sea cock, spigot, spike, spile, spill, stanch, stay, stench, stop,
     stop up, stopgap, stopper, stuff, stuff up, tap, valve
  
  

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