stoup

2 ENTRIES FOUND:

stoup

noun \ˈstüp\

: a container for holy water at the entrance of a church

Full Definition of STOUP

1
a :  a beverage container (as a glass or tankard)
b :  flagon
2
:  a basin for holy water at the entrance of a church

Origin of STOUP

Middle English stowp, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse staup cup; akin to Old English stēap flagon
First Known Use: 14th century

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