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v. t.1.See Wimple.
v. i.1.To whiffle; to veer.
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Whimple. That being the name I wanted, I knocked, and an elderly woman of a pleasant and thriving appearance responded.
Whimple," said Herbert, "for of course people in general won't stand that noise.
Whimple," said Herbert, when I told him so, "is the best of housewives, and I really do not know what my Clara would do without her motherly help.
Whimple, by whom it had been fostered and regulated with equal kindness and discretion, ever since.
Whimple and Clara were seated at work, I said nothing of my own interest in Mr.
Looking round, there was the old dame down upon the roadway, with her red whimple flying on the breeze, while the two rogues, black and white, stooped over her, wresting away from her the penny and such other poor trifles as were worth the taking.
By the side of the track the old dame was standing, fastening her red whimple once more round her head.
Gilling's funeral service will be held at East Devon Crematorium, London Road, Whimple EX5 2PT next Friday at 4pm.
| Larkbeare Grange, near Whimple (01404 822 069): Quite simply, the best B&B I've stayed in and the array of awards proves others share that opinion.
Formerly of Chrystal Avenue, Cardiff and lately of Whimple, Devon.
Followed by Committal at East Devon Crematorium, Whimple, Exeter EX5 2PT.
Baroness Browning of Whimple has been brought into the Home Office as a Minister.