wimple

[ UK /wˈɪmpə‍l/ ]
NOUN
  1. headdress of cloth; worn over the head and around the neck and ears by medieval women
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How To Use wimple In A Sentence

  • Her garments this time were a pale lilac and a section of her wimple was wound around her neck, shielding her throat. THE GREENSTONE GRAIL: THE SANGREAL TRILOGY ONE
  • The lord had always thought it was a shame that women, in the most blossoming point in their life, had to bind their hair and hide it under wimples and veils.
  • As a nun she is beatific, her head, in a wimple, tilted toward heaven, a prayer book clasped to her breast.
  • 1615 CROOKE Body of Man 123 A certaine smooth and slippery veyle or wimple is substrated. Medallion Vulcan | SciFi, Fantasy & Horror Collectibles
  • In the house, women wore an odd sort of head-dress called a wimple, which came down to the eyebrows, and was fastened by pins above the ears. Our Little Lady Six Hundred Years Ago
  • The black wimple enhanced the whiteness of her skin.
  • You could see them standing in the amber current where the white edges of their fins wimpled softly in the flow. Entropic Realism and ‘The Road’ « Gerry Canavan
  • Laura Farrant took off her wimple and handed it to her dresser. STAGE FRIGHT
  • Among the community of iPhone developers it is a reasonably safe bet that not too many of them wear wimples and sing vespers on a regular basis, which makes Sister Catherine Wybourne who tweets as @Digitalnun, Benedictine nun, HTML coder and now iPhone developer, something of special case. How Many iPhone Developers Wear Wimples?
  • She stared calmly back, her jet black hair escaping from underneath the wimple.
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