guimpe

noun
\ˈgamp, ˈgimp \

Definition of guimpe 

1 : a blouse worn under a jumper or pinafore

2 : a wide cloth used by some nuns to cover the neck and shoulders

3 [ by alteration ] : gimp entry 1

First Known Use of guimpe

1831, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for guimpe

French, from Old French guimple, of Germanic origin; akin to Old English wimpel wimple

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