from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun See cupping.


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  • So poor Barty had the seton put in by a kind of barber-surgeon, and was told how to dress it night and morning; got his medicines and his dry-cupping apparatus, and went off to Blankenberghe quite hopeful.

    The Martian

  • He also killed time with his seton-dressing and self dry-cupping -- and hired French novels and read them as much as he dared with his remaining eye, about which he was morbidly nervous; he always fancied it would get its retina congested like the other, in which no improvement manifested itself whatever -- and this depressed him very much.

    The Martian


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