English version

stoup in Christianity topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishstoupstoup /stuːp/ noun [countable]  RRCa container for holy water near the entrance to a church
Examples from the Corpus
stoupA young boy with a ladle and a stoup of water wetted their grizzled mouths.The gaoler returned and left a stoup of water.In place of the holy water stoup, a baptismal vessel is held above his head by John.