Meaning of STOPPLE in English

STOPPLE

I. ˈstä-pəl noun

Etymology: Middle English stoppell, from stoppen to stop

Date: 14th century

: something that closes an aperture : stopper , plug

II. transitive verb

( stop·pled ; stop·pling -p(ə-)liŋ)

Date: circa 1795

: stopper

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