English version

wimple

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Clothes, Christianity
wimplewim‧ple /ˈwɪmpəl/ noun [countable] 🔊 🔊 DCCRRCa piece of cloth that a nun wears over her head
Examples from the Corpus
wimpleShe put her wimple on the bust of Newman and developed a taste for pants suits.She was dressed in dark blue velvet, a high white lace wimple on her head.She stared calmly back, her jet black hair escaping from underneath the wimple.To which he did respond by saying, Listen, you nun you, you lily white wimple.
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