Definitions for "Stoop"
Keywords:  prey, swoop, falcon, dignity, dive
To descend from rank or dignity; to condescend.
To come down as a hawk does on its prey; to pounce; to souse; to swoop.
To sink when on the wing; to alight.
Keywords:  porch, stoep, stairs, entrance, dutch
Originally, a covered porch with seats, at a house door; the Dutch stoep as introduced by the Dutch into New York. Afterward, an out-of-door flight of stairs of from seven to fourteen steps, with platform and parapets, leading to an entrance door some distance above the street; the French perron. Hence, any porch, platform, entrance stairway, or small veranda, at a house door.
the landing and stairs, covered or uncovered, leading to the main entrance of a house
The steps which lead to the front door; from the Dutch "stoep."
Keywords:  habitual, incline, bend, downward, bent
A vessel of liquor; a flagon.
To bend the upper part of the body downward and forward; to bend or lean forward; to incline forward in standing or walking; to assume habitually a bent position.
To yield; to submit; to bend, as by compulsion; to assume a position of humility or subjection.
debase oneself morally, act in an undignified, unworthy, or dishonorable way; "I won't stoop to reading other people's mail"
Keywords:  stoup, monolith, stile, upright, gate
An upright monolith set into the ground against the wall head of a gate or stile. Also spelled stoup.
Keywords:  prostrate, submit, cause
To cause to submit; to prostrate.
Keywords:  degrade
To degrade.
An entry platform on the frontage of a building. Stoops may be roofed but they need not necessarily be enclosed.
Keywords:  basin, holy, water
basin for holy water
Keywords:  post, earth, fixed
A post fixed in the earth.