This alone, it would seem, ought to estop him from a new trial.
By publishing his new libel, you estop yourself from denying me this freedom.
All these inhibitory influences which generally produce negation do not estop Mr. Hughes.
Such was alien to his kindly nature; and if it had not been, there were other causes to estop him from any such indulgence.
But—but how can a stroke of the pen, a mere gesture, estop a whole class of American citizens forever?
1530s, from Anglo-French estopper "to stop, bar, hinder" (especially in a legal sense, by one's own prior act or declaration), from Old French estoper "plug, stop up, block; prevent, halt" (also in obscene usage), from estope "tow, oakum," from Latin stuppa "tow" (used as a plug); see stop (v.).