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Noun: coif  kwóf or koyf
  1. The arrangement of the hair (especially a woman's hair)
    - hairdo, hairstyle, hair style, coiffure
     
  2. A skullcap worn by nuns under a veil or by soldiers under a hood of mail or formerly by British sergeants-at-law
Verb: coif (coiffed,coiffing, also coifed,coifing)  kwóf or koyf
  1. Cover with a coif
     
  2. Style or arrange hair attractively
    "coif my hair for the wedding";
    - dress, arrange, set, do, coiffe, coiffure

Sounds like: quaff

Derived forms: coifs, coifing, coifed, coiffed

Type of: cover, groom, hair, neaten, skullcap

Encyclopedia: Coif