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toque

(tōk)
n.
1. Any of several styles of small, close-fitting hats having no brim or a very short brim, especially:
a. A usually black, velvet cap with a narrow, rolled brim and often an ornamental plume, worn especially in France in the 16th century.
b. See tuque.
2. A hat, usually white, having a tall pleated crown and no brim and traditionally worn by chefs.

[French, from Spanish toca, from Iberian Vulgar Latin *tauca (compare Portuguese touca, toque, and obsolete Basque (dialect of Navarre) taika, nun's bonnet), probably of pre-Roman Iberian origin.]
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toque

(təʊk)
n
1. (Clothing & Fashion) a woman's small round brimless hat, popular esp in Edwardian times
2. (Clothing & Fashion) a hat with a small brim and a pouched crown, popular in the 16th century
3. (Clothing & Fashion) Canadian same as tuque2
4. (Clothing & Fashion) a chef's tall white hat
[C16: from French, from Old Spanish toca headdress, probably from Basque tauka hat]
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toque

(toʊk or, esp. for 3, Can. tuk)

n.
1. a soft, brimless, close-fitting hat for women, in any of several shapes.
2. a tall white hat worn by chefs.
3. a velvet hat with a narrow brim, a full crown, and usu. a plume, worn by men and women in the 16th century.
4. tuque.
[1495–1505; < Middle French; orig. obscure]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.toque - a tall white hat with a pouched crowntoque - a tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs
chapeau, hat, lid - headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
2.toque - a small round woman's hattoque - a small round woman's hat    
woman's hat, millinery - hats for women; the wares sold by a milliner
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Translations

toque

[təʊk] Ngorro m de cocinero
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toque

nToque f
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