Quoif n. & v. t. See Coif.
1. A cap. Specifically: (a) A close-fitting cap covering the sides of the head, like a small hood without a cape. (b) An official headdress, such as that worn by certain judges in England. [Written also quoif.]
From point and saucy ermine down
To the plain coif and russet gown. --H. Brocke.
The judges, . . . althout they are not of the first magnitude, nor need be of the degree of the coif, yet are they considerable. --Bacon.