noun, plural pep·los·es.
Origin of peplos
Examples from the Web for peplos
Agar, in peplos and cothurnus, recited the strophes once more.An Englishman in Paris|Albert D. (Albert Dresden) Vandam
Over this was the Doric peplos, fastened on the shoulders with clasps and leaving the arms bare.The Chautauquan, Vol. III, December 1882|The Chautauquan Literary and Scientific Circle
And now—now he even raised the hem of her peplos to his lips.Arachne, Complete|Georg Ebers
Pinza, however, finds here an exact parallel to Hera's peplos in Iliad, xiv.The World of Homer|Andrew Lang
On the frieze of the Parthenon was represented by the scholars of Phidias the procession of the Peplos.Ten Great Religions|James Freeman Clarke