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stoop

1
a downward swoop, esp of a bird of prey

stoop

2
US and Canadian a small platform with steps up to it at the entrance to a building

Stoop

A platform or small porch at the entrance to a house, usually up several steps.

stoop

stoop
A platform or small porch, usually up several steps, at the entrance to a house.
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Other published articles on the subject of low-back disorders conclude data indicating that persons working in stooped postures are at high risk of developing low back disorders.
Unlike other successful comedians, Dangerfield never stooped to taking cheap shots at other people - his biting one-liners were meant only for himself.