stupe


1stupe

noun \ˈstüp, ˈstyüp\

Definition of STUPE

:  a hot wet often medicated cloth applied externally (as to stimulate circulation)

Origin of STUPE

Middle English, from Anglo-French, literally, tow, from Latin stuppa coarse part of flax, tow, from Greek styppē
First Known Use: 14th century

2stupe

noun

Definition of STUPE

:  a stupid person :  dolt

Origin of STUPE

short for stupid
First Known Use: 1729

stupe

noun \ˈst(y)üp\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of STUPE

: a hot wet often medicated cloth applied externally (as to stimulate circulation) <a turpentine stupe>

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