toque


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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.]

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]

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]
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
Translations

toque

[təʊk] Ngorro m de cocinero

toque

nToque f
References in classic literature ?
"Mais pardon, il est un petit peu toque; he maintains, for instance, that district councils and arbitration boards are all of no use, and he is unwilling to take part in anything."
Lucille, after all, do you wonder that the police are looking for a woman in black with an ermine toque? What a mercy you wore a thick veil!"
He stepped back a pace as if astonished by the discovery, took off his plumed velvet toque with a low obeisance so that the feathers swept the floor, and swaggered off the stage with his left hand resting on the hilt of the property dagger at his belt.
The rain was streaming down the black windows, and the great room felt damp and chilly, One candle burnt trembling on the chest of drawers close to Miss Bartlett's toque, which cast monstrous and fantastic shadows on the bolted door.
If you could have seen the spite of a certain stupid Miladi Bareacres (whose eagle-beak and toque and feathers may be seen peering over the heads of all assemblies) when Madame, the Duchess of Angouleme, the august daughter and companion of kings, desired especially to be presented to Mrs.
(Another name for a chef's hat is a toque. Presumably if worn by a man, a toque monsieur.) 9/10
For its outstanding merchandising and business operations, Toque Blanche has received The Gourmet Retailer's Kitchenware Retailer of the Year award for 2016 and the U.S.
(TAP) - "Our goal is to honour Tunisia and represent the national cuisine properly," said Chefs Bilel Ouechtati and Shiraz Triki El Ghoul, who will represent the country in the competition "Toque d'or international de Cuisine 2016", to be held on November 16 at the Lycee hotelier Francois Rabelais in Duny (Seine, Saint-Denis), France.