verb transitiveWord forms: ˈwimpled or ˈwimpling
3. to cover or clothe with or as with a wimple
5. to cause to ripple or undulate, as the surface of a lake
6. to lie in folds
7. to ripple
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Word origin of 'wimple'
< OE, akin to Ger, wimple, pennon < IE base *weib-
, to turn, swing > wipe