stoup

noun \ ˈstüp \

Definition of stoup

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

Origin and Etymology of stoup

Middle English stowp, probably of Scandinavian origin; akin to Old Norse staup cup; akin to Old English stēap flagon


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stoup

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


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