toque


toque

noun

  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 especially in 16th-century France.
  3. tuque.

noun

  1. a woman’s small round brimless hat, popular esp in Edwardian times
  2. a hat with a small brim and a pouched crown, popular in the 16th century
  3. Canadian same as tuque (def. 2)
  4. a chef’s tall white hat
n.

kind of round hat, c.1500, from Middle French toque (15c.), from Spanish toca “woman’s headdress,” possibly from Arabic *taqa, from Old Persian taq “veil, shawl.”

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