coiffe

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coiffe (third-person singular simple present coiffes, present participle coiffing, simple past and past participle coiffed)

  1. Alternative spelling of coif.

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cofia, of West Germanic origin. See also Middle High German kupfe (cap), Old High German kupphia (cap); also spelled coeffe up to the XVIIIth century

Noun[edit]

coiffe f (plural coiffes)

  1. coif
    une coiffe paysanne.

Usage notes[edit]

This word, except to describe folk or historical dresses, is obsolete and replaced with coiffure, chapeau, etc.

Verb[edit]

coiffe

  1. first-person singular present indicative of coiffer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of coiffer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of coiffer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of coiffer
  5. second-person singular imperative of coiffer

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