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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.]

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]

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]
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"
Translations

stoup

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

stoup

n (Eccl) → Weihwasserbecken nt
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.
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.
Ranging from second calvers to fresh looking older cows at 13-14 years old the sale peaked at PS1700 for an upstanding black seventh calved cow with a smart Angus steer calf at foot by Stoup Hill Merry Prince.
To wash it down try local Holy Mountain Black beer ($8) or Stoup IPA ($7).
He believed that it was the holy water stoup of the Emperor Charlemagne and when he got back to Britain he bought a solid gold foot from a solid gold monstrance that Philip of Spain had given to the monastery of Escorial in the 156OS/7OS.
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.
BEEF STOUP 3 pounds ground beef or stew meat 1/4 cup white flour 3 cups whole tomatoes, chopped 8 carrots, chopped 1 bunch celery, chopped 1 cup chopped veggies, such as potatoes, squash, zucchini, corn, or any other veggies in the pantry or fridg Beef stock or water 1 cup barley Spices or dried herbs, such as basil, oregano, Greek seasoning, black pepper, thyme or garlic powder [1] In large stockpot, brown beef over medium-high heat; drain excess fat.
The generic word liquor, in "Go, get thee to Yaughan; fetch me a stoup of liquor" (V.