from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A form of acupuncture, followed by the rubbing of the part with a stimulating fluid.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A form of acupuncture, in which about 25 needles, set in a metal disk and dipped in an irritant oil, are thrust into the skin by a spring. Its action seems to be accordant with that of ordinary counter-irritants.
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