stopper

Part of speech: verb

To secure with a stopper.

Part of speech: noun

One who or that which stops up or closes, as a cork.

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Usage examples "stopper":

  1. He had just restored the stopper to the spirit decanter, saying to himself, " Nice, thoughtful little girl!" - "King of the Castle", George Manville Fenn.
  2. Sue would put a stopper on it at once. - "Leonore Stubbs", L. B. Walford.
  3. True, he knew the secret of the crystal stopper. - "The Crystal Stopper", Maurice LeBlanc.