International Standard Bible EncyclopediaWIMPLE
wim'-p'l: the Revised Version (British and American) substitutes "shawls" for the King James Version "wimples" in Isaiah 3:22. The precise article of dress intended is unknown.
Easton's Bible Dictionary
Isaiah 3:22, (R.V., "shawls"), a wrap or veil. The same Hebrew word is rendered "vail" (R.V., "mantle") in Ruth 3:15
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
) 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. (n.) A flag or streamer.
3. (v. t.) To clothe with a wimple; to cover, as with a veil; hence, to hoodwink.
4. (v. t.) To draw down, as a veil; to lay in folds or plaits, as a veil.
5. (v. t.) 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.
6. (v. i.) To lie in folds; also, to appear as if laid in folds or plaits; to ripple; to undulate.
Strong's Hebrew4304. mitpachath -- a cloak...
. From taphach; a wide cloak (for a woman) -- vail, wimple
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