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It could be something to do with hiding. <i>Wimple</i> (as in a Nun's Wimpel) comes from the Indo-European root <i>wimb</i> which means veil or even banner. Perhaps it just looks like a wimple?

There are cognates that mean <i>crown</i> too, so could it be a 'royal' hill?

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Posted by FourWinds
22nd September 2004ce

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