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  • 1 coif — coif1 /koyf/, n. 1. a hood shaped cap, usually of white cloth and with extended sides, worn beneath a veil, as by nuns. 2. any of various hoodlike caps, varying through the centuries in shape and purpose, worn by men and women. 3. a cap similar… …

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  • 2 coif — I [[t]kɔɪf[/t]] n. 1) clo a hood shaped cap, worn beneath a veil by nuns 2) clo any of various fitted or hoodlike caps worn alone or under another head covering by men or women 3) a type of skullcap, formerly worn by sergeants at law 4) her a… …

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  • 3 coif — /kɔɪf/ (say koyf) noun 1. a hood shaped cap worn under a veil, as by nuns. 2. a close fitting cap of various kinds, as one worn by European peasant women. 3. a cap like the skullcap, retained until the common introduction of the wig, especially… …

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  • 4 caul — n. 1. Cap, coif. [Worn by women] 2. Small net. 3. Omentum, epiploon. 4. Adherent amnion …

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  • 5 List of hats and headgear — This is an incomplete list of hats and headgear (that is, anything worn on the head), both modern and historical.HatsCaps and hats commonly worn today* balmoral * baseball cap * beanie or skully * beret * boonie hat * Borsalino * bucket hat also… …

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  • 6 Bonnet (headgear) — A bonnet is a kind of headgear which is usually brimless. Only a few kinds of bonnets are still worn today, most commonly by babies.BabiesThe most common kind of bonnet worn today is a soft headcovering for babies. They are shaped similarly to… …

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  • 7 Hood — • A flexible, conical, brimless head dress, covering the entire head, except the face Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Hood     Hood     † …

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  • 8 toque — /toʊk/ (say tohk) noun 1. a hat with little or no brim and often with a soft or full crown, worn by women and (formerly) men. 2. a hat of similar design, worn by chefs. {French: a hat, bonnet, related to Italian tocca cap, Spanish toca kerchief,… …

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  • 9 1550-1600 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1550 1600 in Western European clothing is characterized by increased opulence, the rise of the ruff, the expansion of the farthingale for women, and, for men, the disappearance of the codpiece.General trendsThe Spanish… …

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  • 10 1400-1500 in fashion — Fashion in 15th century Europe was characterized by a series of extremes and extravagances, from the voluminous gowns called houppelandes with their sweeping floor length sleeves to the revealing doublets and hose of Renaissance Italy. Hats,… …

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  • 11 Religious habit — St. Anthony the Great, wearing the Coptic habit. A religious habit is a distinctive set of garments worn by members of a religious order. Traditionally some plain garb recognisable as a religious habit has also been worn by those leading the… …

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  • 12 1600-1650 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1600 1650 in Western European clothing is characterized by the disappearance of the ruff in favour of broad lace or linen collars. Waistlines rose through the period for both men and women. Other notable fashions included… …

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  • 13 1200-1300 in fashion — [ Jewish hat. Women wear linen headdresses or wimples and veils, c. 1250] Costume during the thirteenth century in Europe was very simple for both men and women, and quite uniform across the subcontinent. Male and female clothing were relatively… …

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  • 14 1100-1200 in fashion — Costume during the twelfth century in Europe was simple and differed only in details from the clothing of the preceding centuries. Men wore knee length tunics for most activities, and men of the upper classes wore long tunics, with hose and… …

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  • 15 1500-1550 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1500 1550 in Western Europe is marked the age of nudity by voluminous clothing worn in an abundance of layers (one reaction to the cooling temperatures of the Little Ice Age, especially in Northern Europe and the British… …

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  • 16 1300-1400 in fashion — Fashion in fourteenth century Europe was marked by the beginning of a period of experimentation with different forms of clothing. Costume historian James Laver suggests that the mid 14th century marks the emergence of recognizable fashion in… …

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  • 17 art, African — ▪ visual arts Introduction       the visual arts of native Africa, particularly sub Saharan Africa, including such media as sculpture, painting, pottery, rock art, textiles, masks, personal decoration, and jewelry.       For more general… …

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  • 18 1650-1700 in fashion — Fashion in the period 1650 1700 in Western European clothing is characterised by rapid change. Following the end of the Thirty Years War and the Restoration of England s Charles II, military influences in men s clothing were replaced by a brief… …

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  • 19 Dress code — redirects here. For the 2000 film released on video as The Dress Code, see Bruno (2000 film). Male Western dress code …

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  • 20 toque — /tohk/, n. 1. a brimless and close fitting hat for women, in any of several shapes. 2. a velvet hat with a narrow, sometimes turned up brim, a full crown, and usually a plume, worn by men and women esp. in 16th century France. 3. tuque. [1495… …

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