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Wimple

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(1):

(v. t.) To clothe with a wimple; to cover, as with a veil; hence, to hoodwink.

(2):

(v. t.) To draw down, as a veil; to lay in folds or plaits, as a veil.

(3):

(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.

(4):

(v. i.) To lie in folds; also, to appear as if laid in folds or plaits; to ripple; to undulate.

(5):

(n.) A flag or streamer.

(6):

(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/web/w/wimple.html. 1828.

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