Definition of "quoif" []

  • Obsolete form of coif. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "quoif" in a sentence
  • "Must glove this hand: and hence, thou sickly quoif!"
  • "I have seen him sometimes in summer, when to hear his people's suits, he would come into the gardens of Paris, clad in a camel's-hair coat, with a sleeveless surcoat of tiretaine, a cloak of black taffety round his neck, his hair well combed and without a quoif, and a white swansdown hat upon his head."
  • "Her easy air, action, mien, and gesture quite chang'd, from the quoif to the cock'd hat and cavalier in fashion."
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