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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Christianity
stoupstoup /stuːp/ noun [countable]  RRCa container for holy water near the entrance to a church
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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.
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