Definition of Pepla
1. peplum [n] - See also: peplum
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Literary usage of Pepla
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Critical Review, Or, Annals of Literature by Tobias George Smollett (1798)
"He has given in his text, pepla—Contemptus ... —pepla from Barman's conjecture ; the other alterations from the traces of the old readings. ..."
2. Divine Worship in England in the Thirteenth and Fourteenth Centuries by John David Chambers (1877)
"At Sarum, in 1222, were "one peplum of red filk, five pepla of white filk; three of linen for the images; two curtains to cover over the ..."
3. The East Indian Gazetteer: Containing Particular Descriptions of the Empires by Walter Hamilton (1828)
"73° 45' E. The village of pepla stands on the top of a lofty mountain, ... or Old pepla, to distinguish it from the new village of that name. ..."