liripipe









liripipe


liripipe [lir-ee-pahyp] ExamplesWord Origin noun

  1. a hood with a long, hanging peak, worn originally by medieval academics and later adopted for general wear in the 14th and 15th centuries.
  2. a long strip or tail of fabric hanging from a garment or headdress, especially the peak of this hood or a streamer on a chaperon; tippet.

Origin of liripipe First recorded in 1540–50, liripipe is from the Medieval Latin word liripipium, of obscure origin Examples from the Web for liripipe Historical Examples of liripipe

  • There was the twist round the head, the cockscomb, the hanging piece of liripipe.

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop

  • The simple folk wore a hood of linen, with a liripipe and wide ear-flaps.

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop

  • His hood is parti-coloured and jagged at the edge and round his face, and his liripipe is very long.

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop

  • Here a liripipe is extravagantly long; here a gold circlet decorates curled locks with matchless taste.

    English Costume

    Dion Clayton Calthrop

  • Lowest in rank are the surpliced choristers wearing hoods, with, in some instances, a liripipe depending from them behind.

    The Customs of Old England

    F. J. Snell

  • British Dictionary definitions for liripipe liripipe liripoop (ˈlɪrɪˌpuːp) noun

    1. the tip of a graduate’s hood

    Word Origin for liripipe C14: Medieval Latin liripipium, origin obscure

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