Definition of Stupe

1. Noun. A person who is not very bright. "The economy, stupid!"




Definition of Stupe

1. n. Cloth or flax dipped in warm water or medicaments and applied to a hurt or sore.

2. v. t. To foment with a stupe.

3. n. A stupid person.

Definition of Stupe

1. Noun. (slang) A stupid person or (rarely) thing. ¹

2. Noun. a hot, wet medicated cloth or sponge applied externally ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Stupe

1. a medicated cloth to be applied to a wound [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Stupe

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stuntwoman
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stupe (current term)
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Literary usage of Stupe

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Modern methods in nursing by Georgiana Jane Sanders (1922)
"If the stupe has to be carried any distance, it should be wrung out at the bedside, ... Great care must be taken that the stupe is wrung really dry, if not, ..."

2. Advanced First-aid Instructions for Miners: A Report on Standardization by George H. Halberstadt, United States Bureau of Mines, August F. Knoefel, William Aloysius Lynott, Walter Scott Rountree, Matthew Joseph Shields (1917)
"A turpentine stupe, or healing application, may be made by stirring one ... The stupe is left in place until it produces a redness of the skin, ..."

3. A Glossary: Or, Collection of Words, Phrases, Names, and Allusions to by Robert Nares (1859)
"stupe, в. A pledget dipped in some healing liquor warm, and applied to a wound ; from stupo, flax, or tow, of which it was made ..."

4. Textbook of Nursing Procedures by Anna C. Jammé (1921)
"stupe tray. sticks in opposite directions until water is well wrung out (see Fig. ... Cover at once with oil muslin or stupe cover and pin binder in place, ..."

5. American Red Cross Text-book on Home Hygiene and Care of the Sick by Jane A. Delano, Isabel McIsaac (1918)
"stupe wringers are heavy pieces of cloth, like roller towels or pieces of ticking, long enough to extend over opposite sides of the basin in which the stupe ..."

6. Nursing: Its Principles and Practice by Isabel Hampton Robb (1893)
"Another form of stupe- wringer may be made according to the figure here ... stupe-WRINGER. site directions the flannel is wrung out so tightly that it will ..."

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