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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.
A police officer noticed there seemed to be urine in the holy water stoup.
Holy water is used by Catholics to make the sign of the cross when they come into church and the stoup or font is usually by the entrance.
Continuing ahead to the next junction close to Stone Stoup Hill we now turn left towards Ingleby Greenhow.
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The water stoup, a large hollowed out boulder of Portsoy marble in the porch, and a 16th-century Flemish wooden Madonna and Child in the narthex, are similarly re-used from upstairs.
The Byzantine sardonyx bowl that forms the tazza's top section dates from the 9th or 10th century, and was originally acquired in Russia in 1807-08 by the 10th Duke of Hamilton; he believed it to be the holy water stoup that once belonged to Charlemagne.