- a drinking vessel, as a cup or tankard, of various sizes.
- the amount it holds.
Origin of stoup
Examples from the Web for stoup
The sanctuary contains a sedile and piscina, and a stoup and a rougher piscina will be found in the nave.
For answer, he swore a great oath that the landlord had mulled a stoup of wine for him, which he never doubted now was drugged.Bardelys the Magnificent|Rafael Sabatini
At last he opened his eyes, gave a good stretch, made half a dozen yawns, and called for a stoup of wine.A Budget of Paradoxes, Volume I (of II)|Augustus De Morgan
At the rustic inn Pierre at thick slices of dark bread and drank a stoup of thin red wine at noon.The Broken Soldier and the Maid of France|Henry Van Dyke
In the wall of porch is a recess which might be either a niche or a stoup.
Word Origin for stoup
late 14c., "jug, jar," from Old Norse staup "cup" (cognate of Old English steap), from Proto-Germanic *staupo- (cf. Middle Low German stop, Dutch stoop, Old High German stouf, German Stauf).