an old English word for hood or veil, used in the Authorized Version of ( Isaiah 3:22 ) The same Hebrew word is translated "veil" in ( Ruth 3:15 ) but it signifies rather a kind of shawl of mantle.
[N] indicates this entry was also found in Nave's Topical Bible [E] indicates this entry was also found in Easton's Bible Dictionary Bibliography InformationSmith, William, Dr. "Entry for 'Wimple,'". "Smith's Bible Dictionary". . 1901.