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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Tampion \Tam"pi*on\, n. [F. tampon, tapon, tape, of Dutch or
German origin. See Tap a pipe or plug, and cf. Tamp,
Tampop, Tompion.] [Written also tampeon, and
1. A wooden stopper, or plug, as for a cannon or other piece
of ordnance, when not in use.
2. (Mus.) A plug for upper end of an organ pipe.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: plug for the muzzle of a gun to keep out dust and moisture
[syn: tampion, tompion]
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