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English noun: coif

1. coif (body) the arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)

Synonymscoiffure, hair style, hairdo, hairstyle

Broader (hypernym)hair

Narrower (hyponym)Afro, Afro hairdo, bang, beehive, bob, bouffant, braid, chignon, fringe, haircut, marcel, pageboy, plait, pompadour, ponytail, roach, scalp lock, thatch, tress, twist, wave

Part holonymcurl, lock, rat, ringlet, whorl

2. coif (artifact) a skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law

Broader (hypernym)skullcap

English verb: coif

1. coif (contact) cover with a coif

Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody

Broader (hypernym)cover

2. coif (body) arrange attractively

SamplesDress my hair for the wedding.

ExamplesThey coif their hair

Synonymsarrange, coiffe, coiffure, do, dress, set

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)groom, neaten

Narrower (hyponym)bob, wave

Verb groupcurry, dress, groom

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