Tam"pi*on (?), n. [F. tampon, tapon, tape, of Dutch or German origin. See Tap a pipe or plug, and cf. Tamp, Tampop, Tompion.] [Written also tampeon, and tompion.]
A wooden stopper, or plug, as for a cannon or other piece of ordnance, when not in use.
A plug for upper end of an organ pipe.
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