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guimpe Line breaks: guimpe
(also guimp)

Definition of guimpe in English:

noun

historical
A high-necked blouse or undergarment worn showing beneath a low-necked dress.

Origin

Mid 19th century: from French; related to German Wimpel, Dutch wimpel 'pennant, streamer', also to wimple and gimp 'nun's neckerchief'.

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