Pronunciation: (stOOp), [key]
1. a basin for holy water, as at the entrance of a church.
2. Scot.a pail or bucket.
3. Scot. and North Eng.
a. a drinking vessel, as a cup or tankard, of various sizes.
b. the amount it holds.
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