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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

n. - A short blouse with sleeves that is worn under a jumper or pinafore dress; A piece of starched cloth covering the shoulders of a nun's habit.

Usage examples (28)
  • They were dressed in flowing black with starched white guimpe and wimples.
  • "Miss Rosa," asked Elinor desperately, "have you such a thing as a guimpe?"
  • So the guimpe was brought, a lace guimpe with long, lace sleeves, and a high collared neck of lace.
  • It landed right on top of the basket of wash, and lay wet and dirty on top of a ruffled guimpe of Dot's. for more
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