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First published 2001 (DOST Vol. IX).
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Stoupfull, n. [Stoup n.1] The quantity of a liquid that a stoup will hold. — 1550–1 Elgin Rec. I 107.
For the wrangus casting of ane stoup full of ayll in Isobell Douglas faice and dinging of her … with the said stoup
1590 Crim. Trials I ii 193.
Ane stoup-full of poysonit new aill … kepit in the kill of the said toun
1649 Cupar Presb. 130.
It is alledged against hir that she sent … a stoup full of barme to Bessie Swans spous … to be given him to drink whil he was sicke

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