wimple

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A fold or pleat in cloth
A cloth which usually covers the head and is worn around the neck and chin. It was worn by women in medieval Europe and is still worn by nuns in certain orders
A ripple, as on the surface of water
A curve or bend
{n} a hood
{v} to draw over, to veil
The traditional headress of nuns
\Wim"ple\, v 1: To clothe with a wimple; to cover, as with a veil; to hoodwink 2: to draw down, as a veil; to lay in folds or plaits 3: to cause to ripple or undulate n a cloth worn over the head and around the neck an ears as by nuns
{i} nun's headdress; headcovering made of folds of cloth
To clothe with a wimple; to cover, as with a veil; hence, to hoodwink
A flag or streamer
To draw down, as a veil; to lay in folds or plaits, as a veil
To lie in folds; also, to appear as if laid in folds or plaits; to ripple; to undulate
To cause to appear as if laid in folds or plaits; to cause to ripple or undulate; as, the wind wimples the surface of water
headdress of cloth; worn over the head and around the neck and ears by medieval women
A covering of silk, linen, or other material, for the neck and chin, formerly worn by women as an outdoor protection, and still retained in the dress of nuns
Isa 3: 22, (R V , "shawls"), a wrap or veil The same Hebrew word is rendered "vail" (R V , "mantle") in Ruth 3: 15
women's head and neck covering, 12-15th centuries
{f} cover with nun's headcovering; fold; move in waves
a cloth covering worn over the head and around the neck and chin especially by women in the late medieval period and by some nuns
a piece of cloth that a nun wears over her head
wimples
plural of wimple
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    [ 'wim-p&l ] (noun.) before 12th century. Old Northern French wimple, winple, variant of Old French guimple, guinple Frankish *wimpil. Ultimately of Germanic origin.

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