toque

noun \ ˈtōk , ˈt(y)ük \

Definition of toque

1 :a woman's small hat without a brim made in any of various soft close-fitting shapes
2 :tuque
3 :a tall brimless hat worn by a chef called also toque blanche

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Origin and Etymology of toque

Middle French, soft hat with a narrow brim worn especially in the 16th century, from Old Spanish toca headdress


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