Definition of Rawlplug in English:

Rawlplug

noun

British
trademark
  • A thin plastic or fibre sheath that is inserted into a hole in masonry in order to hold a screw.

    • ‘The correct method is to drill a series of holes, insert Rawlplugs and screw in the vine ties tightly.’

Origin

Early 20th century: from Rawlings(the name of the engineers who introduced it) + plug.

Pronunciation:

Rawlplug

/ˈrɔːlplʌɡ/