Stope

Definition of Stope

n.1.(Mining) A horizontal working forming one of a series, the working faces of which present the appearance of a flight of steps.
v. t.1.(Mining) To excavate in the form of stopes.
[imp. & p. p. Stoped ; p. pr. & vb. n. Stoping.]
p. p.1.Stepped; gone; advanced.
A poor widow, somedeal stope in age.
- Chaucer.
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