- North Eng., Now Scot. a drinking cup; tankard
- Now Scot. a pail or bucket
- font (sense )
Origin of stoupMiddle English stowpe, bucket from Old Norse staup: for Indo-European base see steep
- Ecclesiastical A basin or font for holy water at the entrance of a church.
- A drinking vessel, such as a cup or tankard.
- Scots A bucket or pail.
Origin of stoupMiddle English stoup bucket, jar from Old Norse staup cup akin to steep 2
- (archaic) A mug or drinking vessel. [from 16th c.]
- A receptacle for holy water, especially a basin set at the entrance of a church. [from 16th c.]