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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 coif /ˈkɔɪf, ˈkwɑf/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coif n.
 1. A cap. Specifically: (a) A close-fitting cap covering the sides of the head, like a small hood without a cape. (b) An official headdress, such as that worn by certain judges in England. [Written also quoif.]
 From point and saucy ermine down
 To the plain coif and russet gown.   --H. Brocke.
    The judges, . . . althout they are not of the first magnitude, nor need be of the degree of the coif, yet are they considerable.   --Bacon.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coif v. t.  To cover or dress with, or as with, a coif.
    And coif me, where I'm bald, with flowers.   --J. G. Cooper.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      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 1: cover with a coif
      2: arrange attractively; "dress my hair for the wedding" [syn:
         dress, arrange, set, do, coiffe, coiffure]
      [also: coiffing, coiffed]