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stoup

also stoop  (sto͞op)
n.
1. Ecclesiastical A basin or font for holy water at the entrance of a church.
2. A drinking vessel, such as a cup or tankard.
3. Scots A bucket or pail.

[Middle English stoup, bucket, jar, from Old Norse staup, cup; akin to steep.]
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stoup

(stuːp) or

stoop

n
1. (Ecclesiastical Terms) a small basin for holy water
2. (Tools) dialect Also: stowp Scot and Northern English a bucket or drinking vessel
[C14 (in the sense: bucket): of Scandinavian origin; compare Old Norse staup beaker, Old English stēap flagon; see steep1]
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stoup

(stup)

n.
1. a basin for holy water, as at the entrance of a church.
2. Scot. a pail or bucket.
[1350–1400; Middle English stowp < Old Norse staup drinking vessel, c. Old English stēap flagon]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.stoup - an archaic drinking vesselstoup - an archaic drinking vessel    
drinking vessel - a vessel intended for drinking
2.stoup - basin for holy water
basin - a bowl-shaped vessel; usually used for holding food or liquids; "she mixed the dough in a large basin"
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Translations

stoup

[stuːp] Ncopa f, frasco m (Rel) → pila f
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stoup

n (Eccl) → Weihwasserbecken nt
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References in classic literature ?
``Holy Clerk,'' said the knight, when his hunger was appeased, ``I would gage my good horse yonder against a zecchin, that that same honest keeper to whom we are obliged for the venison has left thee a stoup of wine, or a reinlet of canary, or some such trifle, by way of ally to this noble pasty.
"Hi, Dame Eliza, bring a stoup of your best to Will to clear his throat.
Beltex 107, 106.50, 105, 100 Grangemoor, 106, 101, 97 Old Deanham, 98 South Acton, 97.50 Howick Scar, Texels 105 East Fleetham, 103.50, 97 Delight, 101 Swarland Old Hall, 100 Grangemoor, 97, 96.50, 95 South Acton, Cheviots 93.50, 90, 89.50, 89 Stoup Hill, 91.50, 90.50, 89.50 Ferneybeds, 90.50, 87 Earsdon East, 90 Hemscott Hill, 86 Chathill.
This group was, however, reputedly a gift to one of Charles's daughters, probably Maria Theresa--the only woman to rule the Habsburg dominions--and used as a holy water stoup in the Hofburgkapelle in Vienna.
Stoup, "Risk factors for the development and severity of glaucoma in the pigment dispersion syndrome," American Journal of Ophthalmology, vol.
On a derelict farm building, an intriguing find had been a medieval stoup stone which may have been rescued from a Catholic monastery in St Ninians destroyed in the post-Reformation period.
Address: Stone Stoup Farm, Ingleby Greenhow, TS9 6LW Number of bedrooms: Six Number of reception rooms: Three Number of bathrooms: Two, plus ensuite Describe the gardens and outside space: This detached bungalow is set on 3.5 acres of land and has a sweeping driveway and garage.
To wash it down try local Holy Mountain Black beer ($8) or Stoup IPA ($7).
On Sundays, the parson is "as a Market-man is, when the Market day comes" (WGH 235), and so strenuous is his pastoral vocation that all the days of the week must seem to him to be "worky-daies" ("Sunday" 11); the "burden of the week" appears to be all seven days of the week and doubtless makes him "stoup and bow" ("Sunday" 12-13).
"A police officer noticed there seemed to be urine in the holy water stoup.
When Mattia first became a boarder in her father's house, she put a small stoup above his bed, with holy water collected at the church of San Rocco opposite the house.