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  • v. Present participle of stopper.


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  • 'And he was willing to lend me?' asked Cadfael with interest, busy stoppering a still, warm jar.

    A Caregiver's Homage To The Very Old

  • “Hey, Sam,” Stan called to the bartender, a skinny kid with corks stoppering the huge holes in his earlobes.

    My Dreams Out in the Street

  • "This'll keep Madam Pomfrey happy," said Professor Sprout, stoppering the last bottle with a cork.

    Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire

  • The seals associated with the jars, however, were made of Nile alluvial clay, suggesting that before the jars were deposited in the tomb, a final stoppering and sealing process took place in Egypt.

    Wine for Eternity

  • XXXVIII Justen eased less than a thimbleful of the ground powder onto the hearth of the forge before stoppering the flask and setting it on the iron plate on the workbench.

    The Order War

  • 'By putting up a boundary across parts of this world, it be a little like stoppering up a teakettle and then putting it on the fire.

    Stone of Tears

  • “I'll keep Ofella and Catilina with me,” he said to Crassus and Metellus Pius, stoppering up the flask again.

    Fortune's Favorites

  • "It bloody well should," Ikan replied, stoppering his precious bottle tightly and tucking it inside his tunic.

    The Oathbound

  • "Nothing amiss with her that need cause you any worry," said Cadfael, re-stoppering the bottle.

    The Raven In The Foregate

  • "We're not finished here yet, " Louren replied, stoppering the second bottle and setting to work with a low-power laser.

    For Love of Mother-Not


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