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stoup

3 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Stoop \Stoop\, noun [OE. stope, Icel. staup; akin to AS. ste['a]p, D. stoop, G. stauf, OHG. stouph.] A vessel of liquor; a flagon. [Written also {stoup}.]

Fetch me a stoop of liquor. --Shak.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Stoup \Stoup\ (st[=oo]p), noun [See {Stoop} a vessel.]

1. A flagon; a vessel or measure for liquids. [Scot.] --Jamieson.

2. (Eccl.) A basin at the entrance of Roman Catholic churches for containing the holy water with which those who enter, dipping their fingers in it, cross themselves; -- called also {holy-water stoup} or {holy-water font}.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

stoup

noun

1: an archaic drinking vessel

2: basin for holy water [syn: {stoup}, {stoop}]


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