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coiffe

[kwahf] /kwɑf/
noun, verb (used with object), coiffed, coiffing.
1.
coiffure (defs 1, 3).
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  • Her hair had not been coiffed by the high-elbowed artist with the waving-tongs.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
  • Very desirable was the lady; passing tender of body, and sweet of vesture, coiffed and fretted with gold.

  • They were painted a cream white, and drawn by a pair of white horses, coiffed with white plumes.

    Dumas' Paris Francis Miltoun
  • I was struck by her regal bearing, her poise, her coiffed hair, and her dazzling but tasteful jewelry.

    The Capgras Shift

    Sam Vaknin
  • I now saw her a pale brunette, coiffed in a rich gold band ornamented with precious stones.

    The Casque's Lark Eugne Sue
  • A 'bonne' coiffed with ribbon shepherded two little girls with pig-tails and frilled drawers.

    The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy
  • Superbly gowned and coiffed and otherwise decorated, she went, and her entrance was the sensation of the evening.

    A Trooper Galahad Charles King

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