Definition of Coiffes

1. Noun. (plural of coiffe) ¹



2. Verb. (third-person singular of coiffe) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Coiffes

1. coiffe [v] - See also: coiffe

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Coiffes

cohære
cohæred
cohærence
cohærent
cohæres
cohæring
cohæsion
coideal
coideals
coidentities
coidentity
coif
coifed
coiffe
coiffed
coiffes (current term)
coiffeur
coiffeurs
coiffeuse
coiffeuses
coiffing
coiffure
coiffured
coiffures
coiffuring
coifing
coifs
coign
coign of vantage
coigne

Literary usage of Coiffes

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1. Macmillan's Magazine by David Masson, George Grove, John Morley, Mowbray Morris (1885)
"The sisters and nuns who had had the teaching of so many of the children were keeping guard over their flock from beneath their bent white coiffes as they ..."

2. A Book of Sibyls: Mrs. Barbauld, Miss Edgeworth, Mrs. Opie, Miss Austen by Anne Thackeray Ritchie (1883)
"Grand ladies in broad loops and feathers, or graceful and charming as nymphs in muslin folds, with hanging clouds of hair; or again, in modest coiffes ..."

3. An Essay on the Use of Chlorurets of Oxide of Sodium and of Lime, as by Thomas Alcock (1827)
"... le Prefet de Police, et ce Magistrat a ordonné qn' il fut sur le champ confectionné un certain nombre de ces coiffes ce qui a été mis à exécution. ..."

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