coife (1155)

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coife (1155)

[ FEW: 2/i,836a cofia; Gdf: ; GdfC: 9,119c coife; TL: 2,531 coife; DEAF:  coife; DMF:  coiffe; TLF:  coiffe; OED:  coif n.; MED:  coif(e n.; DMLBS: 375a coifa ]
caife;  choife;  cofe,  coif,  coiff,  coiffe,  coifve;  koife;  quaif,  cofie  


1costumecap, headgear
( MS: c.1250 )  Hec thiara: coife  i 416
( MS: s.xiii2 )  tena: (D) gallice koyfe  ii 18
( c.1292; MS: c.1300 )  felouns […] dechaucez et deceyntz, sauntz coyfe, et a teste descoverte  i 35
( MS: s.xiiiex )  mitras: coyfes  ii 57.91
( MS: s.xiiiex )  pilleus gallice: hure vel coyfe  26
armourcostume skullcap (of chain mail or leather) worn under a helmet
( MS: s.xiii )  galeas: cayfas  ii 151.49
2costumehood, cowl
( MS: s.xiii )  cuculla: (C) coyfe  ii 26
armourcoif, hood of chain mail
( 1155; MS: s.xiiex )  Li healmes fendi e quassa, La coiffe del halberc falsa  12692
( c.1185; MS: s.xiiim )  Cheent mailes, fausent hobercs E les choifes tut en travers  10196
( c.1185 )  Tresparmi le (=helmet) […] fent E pus la coife de l’osberc  5891
3caul, hair-net
( MS: s.xiii1 )  reticulo: (D) coife(var. (R: s.xiii1) calle)  244
( MS: s.xiii )  reticula: (A) quaif  ii 53.91
4face, head
( c.1290; MS: 1307-25 )  Yveresce fet coyfe de bricoun Rouge teint saunz vermeilloun  507
( c.1305; MS: c.1330 )  Cestui garçoun […] at une coyfe de mult orde fame  411
5 name (used as a surname)
( 1194-5 )  Robertus Coiff  xiv 144
coife de cuir
1costumeleather cap
( MS: s.xiii )  Nunc peplo intemperiem aeris excipiat, nunc corrolla gloss: coife de quir nunc coracalla vel crinali vel reciculo comarum discurentium libertatem refrenat  i 183.66 and ii 111.66
coife de lin, linge
1costumecloth cap
( MS: s.xiii1 )  caracala: coife de lin  ii 99.66
( MS: s.xiii/xiv )  corocalla: cofie de linge  ii 83.66
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