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[kwahf] /kwɑf/
noun, verb (used with object), coiffed, coiffing.
coiffure (defs 1, 3). Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
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  • A 'bonne' coiffed with ribbon shepherded two little girls with pig-tails and frilled drawers.

    The Forsyte Saga, Complete John Galsworthy
  • Her hair had not been coiffed by the high-elbowed artist with the waving-tongs.

    We Can't Have Everything Rupert Hughes
  • In the Rue de lHopital one sees two coiffed towers rising high above the surrounding gables.

  • Very desirable was the lady; passing tender of body, and sweet of vesture, coiffed and fretted with gold.

  • I now saw her a pale brunette, coiffed in a rich gold band ornamented with precious stones.

    The Casque's Lark Eugne Sue
  • I was struck by her regal bearing, her poise, her coiffed hair, and her dazzling but tasteful jewelry.

    The Capgras Shift Sam Vaknin
  • They were painted a cream white, and drawn by a pair of white horses, coiffed with white plumes.

    Dumas' Paris Francis Miltoun

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