He foched a silber jug, wid a silber cup for a stopper, and said: 'My man, dis is Irish whiskey.
The Churchwarden calmly put the stopper in his bottle and restored it to his pocket.
He caught it up, removed the stopper, then put it down with an impatient “Pish!”
We put a stopper into one joint of a hollowed bamboo, and use it for a bottle.
If all goes as it is going a couple of days might put the stopper on this memory business once for all.
The act of checking or holding fast any rope or cable by means of a stopper.
She drained the very dregs, and flung the stopper in her captive's face.
Then she carefully put in the stopper, and rubbed her eyes with the palm of her hand.
He had already taken the stopper out of the decanter when their eyes met … and then he put it back again.
He took the stopper out of the decanter and deliberately raised it to his nostrils.
To stop someone or something very definitely and abruptly: The economy could be stopped dead in its tracks
[1950s+; fr the image of a person or animal dropping straight down on being struck; ''to shoot or kill someone dead in his tracks'' is found by 1824]