from The Century Dictionary.

  • Without a coif; not wearing a coif.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of uncoif.


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  • She is uncoifed, and candlelight slides along the coiled auburn hair.

    The High Crusade Anderson, Poul, 1926- 1960

  • But here and there he came on a woman taller and whiter than the others, as though she were of another blood; all such of these as he saw were clad otherwise than the darker women: their heads uncoifed, uncovered save for some garland or silken band: their gowns yellow like wheat-straw, but gaily embroidered; sleeveless withal and short, scarce reaching to the ancles, and whiles so thin that they were rather clad with the embroidery than the cloth; shoes they had not, but sandals bound on their naked feet with white thongs, and each bore an iron ring about her right arm.

    The Well at the World's End: a tale William Morris 1865


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