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Fez

 (fĕz) or Fès (fĕs)
A city of north-central Morocco east of Casablanca. The oldest part of the city was founded in the 8th century and reached the height of its influence in the mid-1300s.

fez

 (fĕz)
n. pl. fez·zes
A man's brimless felt cap in the shape of a flat-topped cone, usually colored red and adorned with a silk tassel, once widely worn in the Ottoman Empire and other regions with Muslim populations and still worn today in some Muslim countries. Also called tarboosh.

[French, from Ottoman Turkish fes, from Fes, the kingdom of Morocco, the city of Fez (which exported such caps to the Ottoman Empire).]

fez

(fɛz)
n, pl fezzes
(Clothing & Fashion) 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]
fezzed adj

Fez

(fɛz)
n
(Placename) a variant of Fès

fez

(fɛz)

n., pl. fez•zes.
a felt cap shaped like a truncated cone and ornamented with a tassel, worn by men esp. in Egypt and formerly Turkey.
[1795–1805; < Turkish fes, after Fes Fez]
fez′zy, adj.

Fez

(fɛz)

n.
a city in N Morocco. 448,823.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Fez - a city in north central Morocco; religious center
Al-Magrib, Kingdom of Morocco, Maroc, Marruecos, Morocco - a kingdom (constitutional monarchy) in northwestern Africa with a largely Muslim population; achieved independence from France in 1956
2.fez - a felt cap (usually red) for a manfez - a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown
cap - a tight-fitting headdress
Translations
طَرْبوش
fez
fez
fez
tyrkjahúfa meî skúfi
fesas
feska

fez

[fez] N (fezzes (pl)) → fez m

fez

[ˈfɛz] nfez m

fez

nFes m

fez

[fɛz] n (fezzes (pl)) → fez m inv

fez

(fez) noun
a type of brimless hat with a tassel, usually red and worn by some Muslims.