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rimple

[rim-puh l]
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noun
  1. a wrinkle.
verb (used with or without object), rim·pled, rim·pling.
  1. to wrinkle; crumple; crease.

Origin of rimple

1400–50; late Middle English; compare Middle Dutch, Middle Low German rimpel; akin to rumple
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Historical Examples

  • It's only skin-deep; just on the surface, like a cat's-paw on the water; it's nothin' but a rimple like, and no more.

    Harper's New Monthly Magazine, No. XXIII.--April, 1852.--Vol. IV.

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