- two or more layers of flannel or other cloth soaked in hot water and applied to the skin as a counterirritant.
Origin of stupe1
- a stupid person.
Origin of stupe2
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Historical Examples of stupe
And Big Stupe accepted everything they did very seriously and loved the attention.Big Stupe
Charles V. De Vet
By twisting the sticks in opposite directions the stupe may be wrung out easily.
Then the ends should be twisted in opposite directions until the stupe inside is as dry as possible.
Boiling water should then be added, or the water, stupe, and wringer may be boiled together in the basin.
The wringer should be placed in the basin with the stupe arranged upon it.
- med a hot damp cloth, usually sprinkled with an irritant, applied to the body to relieve pain by counterirritation
Word Origin for stupe
- US slang a stupid person; clot