EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English bewimplen, equivalent to be- +‎ wimple. Compare Dutch bewimpelen ‎(to bewimple).

VerbEdit

bewimple ‎(third-person singular simple present bewimples, present participle bewimpling, simple past and past participle bewimpled)

  1. (transitive) To cover with a wimple; veil.
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