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stoup also stoop  audio  (stp) KEY 

NOUN:
  1. Ecclesiastical A basin or font for holy water at the entrance of a church.
  2. A drinking vessel, such as a cup or tankard.
  3. Scots A bucket or pail.

ETYMOLOGY:
Middle English stoup, bucket, jar, from Old Norse staup, cup


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