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synonyms for coif

  • babushka
  • bonnet
  • capuchin
  • cowl
  • hat
  • kerchief
  • mantilla
  • mantle
  • protector
  • purdah
  • shawl
  • veil
  • wimple
  • yashmak
  • capuche
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How to use coif in a sentence

On his head the Templar wore a white linen coif, and over that a small round cap made of red cloth.
THE HISTORY OF THE KNIGHTS TEMPLARS, THE TEMPLE CHURCH, AND THE TEMPLECHARLES G. ADDISON
On No. 12 of the same plate we see the helm being put on over the mail coif; the padded cap is worn under the mail.
ARMOUR & WEAPONSCHARLES JOHN FFOULKES
A coif of black lace covered her upturned hair, framed her sweet face, and was tied soberly under her chin.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
Katherine tied the white, lace coif she wore a little tighter beneath her chin.
THE HISTORY OF SIR RICHARD CALMADYLUCAS MALET
A complete suit of mail, with coif and mufflers, late twelfth century, said to have been found in a coffin in Goring Church.
ARMOUR IN ENGLANDJ. STARKIE GARDNER
The plain coif, or close-fitting linen cap, was the most general wear for the poor and middle classes.
ENGLISH COSTUMEDION CLAYTON CALTHROP
He went with the others to his sweetheart, and showed her the coif.
ESSAYS IN THE STUDY OF FOLK-SONGS (1886)COUNTESS EVELYN MARTINENGO-CESARESCO
A cap called a coif, fitting close to the head and fastened under the chin, was often worn by men of all classes.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
The coif or cap, familiarly known as the Mary Queen of Scots cap, came into use in this reign.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
On the head was worn a linen coif, and above that a bowl-shaped skull-cap of red cloth turned up all round.
A HANDBOOK OF PICTORIAL HISTORYHENRY W. DONALD
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO COIF

  • babushka
  • bonnet
  • capuche
  • capuchin
  • coif
  • cowl
  • hat
  • kerchief
  • mantilla
  • mantle
  • protector
  • purdah
  • shawl
  • veil
  • wimple
  • yashmak
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.