tuque

tuque

[took, tyook]
noun
a heavy stocking cap worn in Canada.
Also, toque.


Origin:
1870–75; < Canadian French, variant of French toque toque

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La Tuque

[luh took, tyook; French la tyk]
noun
a town in S Quebec, in E Canada.
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tuque (tuːk)
 
n
1.  a knitted cap with a long tapering end
2.  Also called: toque a close-fitting knitted hat often with a tassel or pompom
 
[C19: from Canadian French, from French: toque]

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