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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Noun- A scarf worn on a lady's headdress or as a token of favor on a knight's helmet.

Usage examples (2)
  • Costume 93 This latter is called a quintis or cointise, a name given to a peculiarly fashioned gown or tunic of that day.
  • 94 The scarf afterwards worn round the crest of the helmet was called a cointise. for more
Tutoring comment
  • This word was used in the 2006 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals.
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