stopper

[stop-er]
noun
1.
a person or thing that stops.
2.
a plug, cork, bung, or other piece for closing a bottle, tube, drain, or the like.
3.
Informal. something or someone that commands attention, as an unusual window display or a flamboyant person.
4.
Cards. a card in a suit that prevents the successive taking of all tricks in the suit by the opponents.
5.
Baseball Slang. a formidably and consistently effective pitcher counted on to win, as a team's best starting pitcher or a superior reliever often called on to preserve a victory; pitching ace.
verb (used with object)
6.
to close, secure, or fit with a stopper.

Origin:
1470–80; stop + -er1

stopperless, adjective
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stopper (ˈstɒpə)
 
n
1.  Also: stopple a plug or bung for closing a bottle, pipe, duct, etc
2.  a person or thing that stops or puts an end to something
3.  bridge another name for stop
 
vb
4.  (tr) Also: stopple to close or fit with a stopper

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Word Origin & History

stopper
"glass plug for a bottle neck," 1660s, agent noun from stop.
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Example sentences
Seal the container with the rubber stopper and insert an airlock into it.
Now he's also known as a crime stopper with a champion bear hug.
Instead of the old, stiff gore wind stopper material, this is light and
  flexible.
By the end of the climb the hat was doing double duty as a wicking sweat
  stopper.
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