coverchief etymology

Middle English word coverchief comes from Old French chief, Old French covrir (To cover.)

Detailed word origin of coverchief

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
chief Old French (fro) (anatomy) head. Front (foremost side of something). Leader, chief.
covrir Old French (fro) To cover.
covrechief Old French (fro) Cloth folded and used as a hat.
coverchief Middle English (enm) Hat or similar device used to cover the head.

Words with the same origin as coverchief

Descendants of covrir
coveren forcoveren