• Pronunciation of coif: K W AA1 F (kwɑf)

  • Number of syllables of coif: 1

  • Pronunciation Video of coif

  • Definition of coif

    • (n): a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law  
    • (v): arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding"  
    • (v): cover with a coif  
  • Examples of coif

    • It sometimes incorporated a hood, or coif.  
    • A French peasant woman identified her village with her cap or coif.  
    • Goodwin is a member of the honor society Order of the Coif.  
    • He graduated with honors and earned the order of the Coif.  
    • He is a member of the Raven Society and the Order of the Coif.  
    • Possibly the origin of the pleated frill seen at the edge of the coif.  
    • The Coif was white and made of either silk or lawn.  
    • The coif continued to be worn much more frequently.  
    • The school is a member of the Order of the Coif.  
    • At Chicago he earned Order of the Coif and served on the law review.  

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