noun, plural fezzes.
a felt cap, usually of a red color, having the shape of a truncated cone, and ornamented with a long black tassel, worn by men in Egypt and North Africa: formerly the national headdress of the Turks.

1795–1805; < Turkish fes, after Fes Fez

fezzy, adjective
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fez (fɛz)
n , pl fezzes
an originally Turkish brimless felt or wool cap, shaped like a truncated cone, usually red and with a tassel
[C19: via French from Turkish, from Fez]

Fez (fɛz)
a variant of Fès

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1802, from Fr. fez, from Turk. fes, probably ult. from Fez, the city in Morocco, where this type of tasseled cap was principally made.
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