coiffe

[ kwahf ]
/ kwɑf /

noun, verb (used with object), coiffed, coiff·ing.

Words nearby coiffe

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Examples from the Web for coiffe

  • Although she still wore the coiffe that Breton women discard so seldom, she had learned to dress herself in another way.

  • If my coiffe does not cover my hair, neither does the small Paris hat of the Countess de Vassart cover her hair.

    The Maids of Paradise|Robert W. (Robert William) Chambers
  • The unmarried woman who adopts this coiffe must wear the ties hanging over the shoulders.

  • This severity of feature she aggravated by pinning her coiffe low over a forehead as uncompromising as a nun's.