- To conceal (especially with a headcovering or wimple)
- With fayre honyed wordes heretykes and mis-meninge people skleren and wimplen their errours. — Testament of Love, Thomas Usk
- (rare) To enter into a ritual involving the wimple being put upon oneself.
- Rea entred into relegioun, For to be wympled in that hooli hous Sacred to Vesta ... duryng al hir liff. — Fall of Princes, John Lydgate, c1439
- (rare) To bend or wrap over itself; to cover while folding.
- Take soft lynnen cloth & wrape and wymple it togeder and lay it ouer þe wound — Medical Recipes, c1450
Conjugation of wimplen (weak in -ed)
1Sometimes used as a formal 2nd-person singular.
- English: wimple