stoop [Dutch]

Plural, stoopen.


In the Netherlands, ?– 20ᵗʰ century, a unit of capacity used for Pilsner beer, = 6 liters. In the 19ᵗʰ century and earlier, it was a unit of liquid capacity, about 2.425 liters in Amsterdam, 2.559 liters in Rotterdam.

In Brussels, the stoop or double-pot of beer, 2.6 liters.


In the Netherlands, the stoop of oil was a unit of mass, = 5 pond, about 2.35 kilograms.

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