- a fold or wrinkle, as in cloth.
- a curve, bend, or turn, as in a road or river.
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How to use wimple in a sentence
The hair, for convenience, had always been plaited in two plaits and coiled round the head, where it lay concealed by the wimple.
The large wimple was still worn wrapped about the head, and the hair was still carefully hidden.
About this time came the fashion of the chin-band, and again the glory of the hair was hidden under the wimple.
For the head a wimple made of white linen or perhaps of silk; this she would put above her head, leaving the neck bare.
The poorer woman wore always the hood, the wimple tied under the chin, or plain plaited hair.