stoup

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noun \ˈstüp\

Definition of stoup

  1. 1a :  a beverage container (such as a glass or tankard)b :  flagon

  2. 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


First Known Use: 14th century


STOUP Defined for English Language Learners

stoup

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noun \ˈstüp\

Definition of stoup for English Language Learners

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

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