Etymology
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stoup (n.)

late 14c., "jug," especially one made of leather, also a measure for liquid, from a Scandinavian source such as Old Norse staup "cup," from Proto-Germanic *staupo- (source also of Middle Low German stop, Middle Dutch stoop "a cup, vessel," Dutch stoop, Old High German stouf, German Stauf, Old English steap).

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Definitions of stoup

stoup (n.)
an archaic drinking vessel;
stoup (n.)
basin for holy water;
Synonyms: stoop
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