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stoep

/stʊp/
noun
1.
(South African) a veranda
Word Origin
Afrikaans from Dutch
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  • Upon the stoep of the Hospital, where the long rows of convalescents were airing, every patient appeared plunged in perusal.

    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
  • The story goes that he was found lying dead on the stoep of the farm and that his body had been mutilated.

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

    The Sign of the Spider Bertram Mitford
  • The stoep, railed off, stood about four feet above the ground.

    Harley Greenoak's Charge Bertram Mitford
  • It was at this moment that Sihamba walked up to the stoep as though to speak to me.

    Swallow H. Rider Haggard
  • The speaker was standing on the stoep, whither she had come out to meet them.

  • I sat on the stoep and listened to all the talk in the sitkammer.

    Marie H. Rider Haggard
  • She led him captive to the stoep and deposited him in the easiest chair she could find.

  • I stepped through the place where the door had been on to the stoep.

    Allan and the Holy Flower H. Rider Haggard

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