- a hood with a long, hanging peak, worn originally by medieval academics and later adopted for general wear in the 14th and 15th centuries.
- a long strip or tail of fabric hanging from a garment or headdress, especially the peak of this hood or a streamer on a chaperon; tippet.
Origin of liripipe
Examples from the Web for liripipe
Historical Examples of liripipe
There was the twist round the head, the cockscomb, the hanging piece of liripipe.
The simple folk wore a hood of linen, with a liripipe and wide ear-flaps.
His hood is parti-coloured and jagged at the edge and round his face, and his liripipe is very long.
Here a liripipe is extravagantly long; here a gold circlet decorates curled locks with matchless taste.
Lowest in rank are the surpliced choristers wearing hoods, with, in some instances, a liripipe depending from them behind.The Customs of Old England
F. J. Snell
- the tip of a graduate's hood