wimple

n.

  1. A covering of silk, linen, or other material, for the neck and chin, formerly worn by women as an outdoor protection, and still retained in the dress of nuns.
  2. A flag or streamer.

v. t.

  1. To clothe with a wimple; to cover, as with a veil; hence, to hoodwink.
  2. To draw down, as a veil; to lay in folds or plaits, as a veil.
  3. To cause to appear as if laid in folds or plaits; to cause to ripple or undulate; as, the wind wimples the surface of water.

v. i.

  1. To lie in folds; also, to appear as if laid in folds or plaits; to ripple; to undulate.