Kneippism
Kneippism Kneipp"ism, n. Also Kneipp's cure Kneipp's cure, or Kneipp cure Kneipp cure, Treatment of disease by forms of hydrotherapy, as walking barefoot in the morning dew, baths, wet compresses, cold affusions, etc.; -- so called from its originator, Sebastian Kneipp (1821-97), a German priest. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

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  • kneippism — ˈnīˌpizəm noun also kneipp s cure ˈnīps ; or kneipp cure Usage: usually capitalized K Etymology: Kneippism from Sebastian Kneipp died 1897 German priest who developed it + English ism; …   Useful english dictionary

  • kneippism — kneipp·ism (nīpґiz əm) [Rev. Sebastian Kneipp, German priest, 1821–1897, who introduced the practice] a system of hydrotherapy involving applications of cold water, including cold bathing and walking barefoot in the morning dew …   Medical dictionary

  • kneippism — kneipp·ism …   English syllables

  • Kneipp cure — Kneippism Kneipp ism, n. Also Kneipp s cure Kneipp s cure, or Kneipp cure Kneipp cure, Treatment of disease by forms of hydrotherapy, as walking barefoot in the morning dew, baths, wet compresses, cold affusions, etc.; so called from its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Kneipp's cure — Kneippism Kneipp ism, n. Also Kneipp s cure Kneipp s cure, or Kneipp cure Kneipp cure, Treatment of disease by forms of hydrotherapy, as walking barefoot in the morning dew, baths, wet compresses, cold affusions, etc.; so called from its… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • kneipp cure — noun see kneippism …   Useful english dictionary

  • kneipp's cure — noun see kneippism …   Useful english dictionary

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