plug

Part of speech: verb

To stop with a plug.

Part of speech: noun

Anything used to stop a hole.

Part of speech: noun

A cake of tobacco.

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Usage examples "plug":

  1. " I think I can read in the faces I see here tonight a great deal of that same spirit, and if the team has it and you fellows behind the team have it, why, I wouldn't give a last year's plug- hat for Claflin's chances next Saturday! - "Left Guard Gilbert", Ralph Henry Barbour.
  2. After this comes what is called the " plug- and- feather" process. - "Diggers in the Earth", Eva March Tappan.
  3. He made Masin buy half- a- dozen coarse sponges and tied one upon the upper end of each projecting plug. - "The Heart of Rome", Francis Marion Crawford.