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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.
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IT WAS fezzes to the fore when Magdi Ghoris performed his ceremonial "drive-in" from the first tee at Moseley Golf Club, Kings Heath.
And in true comic style, all members of the four-a-side teams wore the obligatory fezzes during play.
Anyone venturing down to Caerphilly this morning is likely to see a sea of red fezzes bobbing up the first fairway of the town's golf club.
With many fezzes spotted during recent Liverpool games, it is thought the hats have been adopted by many Reds fans prior to their visit to Istanbul next week.