Meaning of GUIMPE in English

GUIMPE

/gimp, gamp/ , n.

1. a chemisette or yoke of lace, embroidery, or other material, worn with a dress cut low at the neck.

2. gimp 1 .

3. a part of the habit of nuns of certain orders, consisting of a wide, stiffly starched cloth that covers the neck and shoulders.

[ 1840-50; earlier gimp; see GIMP 1 ]

Random House Webster's Unabridged English dictionary.      Полный английский словарь Вебстер - Random House .