noun che·chia \(ˈ)shāsh¦yä\

Definition of chechia



  1. :  a cylindrical brimless cap of Arab origin often having a tassel on the crown

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Origin and Etymology of chechia

borrowed from French chéchia, borrowed from North African Arabic shāshiyya, derivative of Shāsh, Arabic name of Tashkent in Central Asia where skullcaps were manufactured

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to cast off or become cast off

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