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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Headdress of cloth.

Usage examples (34)
  • 1615 CROOKE Body of Man 123 A certaine smooth and slippery veyle or wimple is substrated.
  • Steevens in his note states that "the wimple was a hood or veil, which fell over the face."
  • The wimple was a covering for the neck, said to have been introduced in the reign of Edward I. See Chaucer's
  • She also looks eerily like Kim Possible in a nun's wimple, which is almost certainly someone's secret fantasy. for more
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