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A long scarf or cord attached to and hanging from a hood.
[Medieval Latin liripipium.]
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(Clothing & Fashion) the tip of a graduate's hood
[C14: Medieval Latin liripipium, origin obscure]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a hood with a long hanging peak.
2. scarf; tippet.
[1540–50; < Medieval Latin liripipium]
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