"Alop" is a word in HILIGAYNON
alóp - A plug, peg, bung, wedge driven into
an object from underneath or behind; a
boss, stud, knob. (cf. halóp id. and more
álop - To plug, bung up, stop up a hole by
means of a pin, bolt, wedge or the like
driven in from inside or from underneath
the object to be plugged or mended. Alópi
ang lusóng. Plug the rice-mortar. Iálop ko
iníng káhoy sa lusóng. I am going to stop
up the hole in the rice-mortar with this
piece of wood. (cf. hálop; for the cork or
stopple of a bottle "súngsung” is to be
alóp - The lid or cover at the bottom of a
portable fish-trap made of wickerwork.
With every single fiber of her soul, she wanted to be With every single fiber of her soul, she wanted to be
Monahan stumbled into a saloon, half crocked. "Say," he said to the bartender, "how tall is a penguin?"
"About two and a half feet."
"Thank God!" cried Monahan. "I thought I ran over a nun!"