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A piece of soft cloth or cotton wool dipped in hot water and used to make a poultice.
Treat with a stupe poultice.
Late Middle English (as a noun): via Latin from Greek stupē.
A stupid person.‘it was a show for epsilon-minus stupes’idiot, ass, halfwit, nincompoop, blockhead, buffoon, dunce, dolt, ignoramus, cretin, imbecile, dullard, moron, simpleton, clodView synonyms
Mid 18th century: abbreviation of stupid.
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