American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. Ecclesiastical A basin or font for holy water at the entrance of a church.
- n. A drinking vessel, such as a cup or tankard.
- n. Scots A bucket or pail.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See stoop, stoop, stoop.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. Scot. A flagon; a vessel or measure for liquids.
- n. (Eccl.) A basin at the entrance of Roman Catholic churches for containing the holy water with which those who enter, dipping their fingers in it, cross themselves; -- called also
holy-water stoupor holy-water font.
- n. basin for holy water
- n. an archaic drinking vessel
- From Old Norse staup, from Proto-Germanic *staupo- ( > Old English stēap). See stoop a vessel. More at stop. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English stoup, bucket, jar, from Old Norse staup, cup. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Merrill My mother has lots of signature dishes, but one of my favorites is also one of her simplest: she calls it chicken "stoup," because it's a hearty chicken soup with more meat and veggies than broth "Stew" plus "soup" equals "stoup" -- get it?”
“My mother has lots of signature dishes, but one of my favorites is also one of her simplest: she calls it chicken "stoup," because it's a hearty chicken soup with more meat and veggies than broth "Stew" plus "soup" equals "stoup" -- get it?”
“I love to slurp it like a soup/stew or should I say "stoup" a la Rachel Ray!”
“Walking along the lampless streets, at an hour when camps are silent, one is often attracted by the notes of fresh, young voices, where soft lights glow through open casements, or the singers sit under the vine-traceried verandah of a "stoup," accompanying the melody with guitar or banjo.”
“Meanwhile the 'stoup' containing water with which people cross themselves has been shelved, and parishioners have been discouraged from shaking hands.”
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“This soup (stew? dare I quote Rachel Ray and say stoup?) definitely qualifies.”
“There was a small table at the back of the chapel, covered with a linen cloth, bearing the stoup of holy water, and beside it, a Bible and two or three other inspirational works.”
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