Her little white feet were bare, and her dark hair had escaped from its prim, white night coif.
"Prisoners of Hope" by Mary Johnston
Mammy, coifed and kerchiefed, came down the stairs and through the house.
"The Long Roll" by Mary Johnston
No nun's coif for that sunny, tangled mop of thine.
"A Little Girl in Old Quebec" by Amanda Millie Douglas
A coif of rare, white lace covered her upturned hair.
"The History of Sir Richard Calmady" by Lucas Malet
She wore a coif and a lace frilling in the fashion of the Regency.
"The Gods are Athirst" by Anatole France
The Sussex name Quaile represents the Norman pronunciation of coif.
"The Romance of Names" by Ernest Weekley
Here his efforts were rewarded at last by the appearance of a very old woman in a peaked hat and coif, apparently on the point of going out.
"The Panchronicon" by Harold Steele Mackaye
Shorn of their original size, the coif and the coif-cap may still be seen in the wigs worn by sergeants at the present day.
"A Book About Lawyers" by John Cordy Jeaffreson
Meanwhile she wore a fair white coif of pure Venetian lace.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
A tap at the door, and an arch face, already shaded by the night-coif, peeps in.
"Graham's Magazine, Vol. XXXII No. 4, April 1848" by Various
He tore the enclosing coif from her face.
"Sir Henry Morgan, Buccaneer" by Cyrus Townsend Brady
I seemed to see their coifed hair and very visages, And over all my body too cold sweat of trembling flowed.
"The Æneids of Virgil" by Virgil
Her eyes glared in the shadow of her white coif.
"Olive in Italy" by Moray Dalton
The high coif above her forehead flamed with jewels, and big, sleepy pearls slid and fell over her neck and bosom.
"The International Spy" by Allen Upward
The coif was never, as some suppose, intended to hide the tonsure of priests practising law contrary to ecclesiastical prohibition.
"Old and New London" by Walter Thornbury
Order for me at Poissy a couple of coifs, with gold and silver crowns, such as they have made for me before.
"The Art of Needle-work, from the Earliest Ages, 3rd ed." by Elizabeth Stone
From under his coif his eyes glistened like those of a wild cat.
"The Poniard's Hilt" by Eugène Sue
For the younger folk about her there was tennis, and also games of hazard with forfeits of girdles and coifs to the ladies.
"Of Six Mediæval Women" by Alice Kemp-Welch
Shoes and low-cut boots are slightly pointed, and hats, caps, hoods and coifs of many types cover the head.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 7, Slice 4" by Various
Her headdress was a coif with many jewels.
"Ten Girls from History" by Kate Dickinson Sweetser
How came it then one summer day,
Coiffing the daughter of the King,
He lengthened out the least delay
And loitered in his hairdressing?
"The Ballad Of A Barber" by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley
“For cloth o’ gold and comely frieze,”
Winstanley said, and sighed,
“For velvet coif, or costly coat,
They fathoms deep may bide.
"Winstanley" by Jean Ingelow
Here is the tale of Carrousel,
The barber of Meridian Street.
He cut, and coiffed, and shaved so well,
That all the world was at his feet.
"The Ballad Of A Barber" by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley
A golden coif to bind my locks—
Sing away, Oh sing away!—
Or else two white-and-silver smocks.
But if he drift on the sea's rocks
What gifts will he bring away?
"Song (Sing Away, Oh Sing Away!)" by Oliver Madox Brown
Carelessly coiffed, with sash half slipping down
Cravat mis-tied, and tassels left to stream,
I walked haphazard through the early town,
Teased with the memory of a charming dream.
"The Ivory Piece" by Aubrey Vincent Beardsley
On his noble battle-charger rode the great Campeador.
His coif was wrinkled. Name of God! but his great beard was fair.
His mail-hood on his shoulders lay. His sword in hand he bare.
And he looked upon his henchmen and saw them drawing nigh:
"The Lay of the Cid - Cantar 1" by Anonymous European
AT the 1997 Vanity Fair Oscar party, perhaps the world's biggest annual pound-for-pound accumulation of celebrities, a tall, pale, perfectly coiffed man worked the edges of the room.
Newly Single Lauren Conrad Debuts Multi-Colored Coif .
Newly Single Lauren Conrad Debuts Multi-Colored Coif.
Coiffed periodic table (100 by 50 ?m).
Melinda Bouldin, who creates curly coifs at New York City's Dop Dop Salon, shared a few of her tried-and-true methods for creating curls the natural way.
All that plucking, primping, and coiffing can be exhausting.
Haircuts by Children asks you to trust your coif to kids with scissors.
Aside from a neatly combed coif of salt-and-pepper hair, not much – or so.
If you want to understand who Mitt Romney really is, go beyond the position papers, stump speeches and preposterously presidential coif, and start with muffins .
Caroline De Sousa and Zak Mascolo's coolly coiffed family affair.
When one thinks of a beauty queen, specific images come to mind: glittery gowns, coiffed hair, poise and a sparkling crown.
"Dry winter weather saps moisture from your mane, reducing its ability to shine and reflect light," explains Hollywood hair wizard Philip B Another blah-coif culprit.
While Prince rocked the '70s coif, strangely neither Barbara Walters nor any of the other ladies ever asked him anything about it.
Interview with well-coiffed frontman Alex Turner.
Today's styling products are designed to achieve and maintain the perfect coif, with plenty of good-for-the-hair ingredients.