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(v. t.) To clothe with a wimple; to cover, as with a veil; hence, to hoodwink.
(v. t.) To draw down, as a veil; to lay in folds or plaits, as a veil.
(n.) 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.
(v. i.) To lie in folds; also, to appear as if laid in folds or plaits; to ripple; to undulate.
(n.) A flag or streamer.
(v. t.) 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.
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Webster, Noah. Entry for 'Wimple'. Noah Webster's American Dictionary. https://www.studylight.org/dictionaries/eng/web/w/wimple.html. 1828.