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(formerly in England) the white cap worn by a serjeant at law

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Fortran with interactive graphic extensions for circuit design, on UNIVAC 1108.

["An Interactive Software System for Computer-Aided Design: An Application to Circuit Projects", CACM 9(13), Sep 1970].
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I glance across the lane at the matronly women, including the elegantly coiffed one whose head never goes under the water.
But he's got the look: coiffed blonde hair, deep-set, earnest eyes, even a slight cleft to his chin.
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They are elaborately coiffed and costumed figures made from brilliantly printed papier mache.
Had he not been at Mass and communion every morning, he would not have had the strength to be cheerful with his clients and be attentive to their "confessions" as he coiffed them.
I recall a handsome Englishwoman whose white hair was coiffed in the lacquered style favored by 1930s movie stars.
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whatever you think of Wednesday's Budget you have to admit that the transformation of the Chancellor from badly coiffed dough boy to really quite a hottie is a most impressive achievement.
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