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British Dictionary definitions for stoep

stoep

noun
  1. Southern African a veranda
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Word Origin

Afrikaans from Dutch
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Examples from the Web for stoep

Historical Examples

  • The Chief moved to the front of the stoep where the Staff had congregated.

    The Dop Doctor

    Clotilde Inez Mary Graves

  • His room was an end one on the stoep, and the door was open.

    The Sign of the Spider

    Bertram Mitford

  • As he mounted the stoep Lilith herself came forth to meet him.

    The Sign of the Spider

    Bertram Mitford

  • Patricia Hamilton was at the far end of the stoep, reading a book.

  • She looked up at Sanders, who was idly pacing the stoep of the Residency.