plug up

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w>plug up

vt sep gap, hole, leak etcverstopfen, zustopfen; crackzuspachteln, verspachteln
References in classic literature ?
Poor Lazarus there, chattering his teeth against the curbstone for his pillow, and shaking off his tatters with his shiverings, he might plug up both ears with rags, and put a corn-cob into his mouth, and yet that would not keep out the tempestuous Euroclydon.