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tuque

[took, tyook] /tuk, tyuk/
noun
1.
a heavy stocking cap worn in Canada.
Also, toque.
Origin of tuque
1870-1875
1870-75; < Canadian French, variant of French toque toque

La Tuque

[luh took, tyook; French la tyk] /lə ˈtuk, ˈtyuk; French la ˈtük/
noun
1.
a town in S Quebec, in E Canada.
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tuque

/tuːk/
noun (Canadian)
1.
a knitted cap with a long tapering end
2.
Also called toque. a close-fitting knitted hat often with a tassel or pompom
Word Origin
C19: from Canadian French, from French: toque
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Word Origin and History for tuque
n.

1871, from Canadian French variant of French toque (see toque).

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