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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Estop  \Es*top"\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Estophed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Estopping}.]  [OF.  estoper  to  stop,  plug,  close  F. 
  ['e]touper,  LL  stuppare  to  close  with  tow,  obstruct,  fr  L. 
  stuppa  tow,  oakum,  cf  Gr  ?.  Cf  {Stop}.]  (Law) 
  To  impede  or  bar  by  estoppel. 
  A  party  will  be  estopped  by  his  admissions,  where  his 
  intent  is  to  influence  another,  or  derive  an  advantage 
  to  himself.  --Abbott.