a brimless and close-fitting hat for women, in any of several shapes.
a velvet hat with a narrow, sometimes turned-up brim, a full crown, and usually a plume, worn by men and women especially in 16th-century France.
a tall white hat with pleats, worn by chefs.
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How to use toque in a sentence
Instead, the weather calls for a toque and wool socks, a sweatshirt, and a down jacket.The NCAA is realigning around two super-conferences | Scott Nover | July 20, 2022 | Quartz
Anyone who has tried to strap a stubborn helmet over a toque on a frigid day can appreciate the need for a cold-weather helmet.The best bike helmets for fun cycling and safety at every age | Irena Collaku | August 14, 2021 | Popular-Science
There, under a turquoise toque, sat the golden hair and the large face of the prairie chicken.The Devourers | Annie Vivanti Chartres
From the plume in her exquisite toque to the tip of her patent leather toe she looked the visiting lady of leisure.Smith College Stories | Josephine Dodge Daskam
But—what on earth—a green tartan frock, and a toque with a white feather—she herself!Dry Fish and Wet | Anthon Bernhard Elias Nilsen
Mrs. Rantzau stood on the upper deck in her dark blue dress, with the little toque coquettishly aslant on her head.Dry Fish and Wet | Anthon Bernhard Elias Nilsen
The dainty white toque perched upon the masses of gold-brown hair accentuated the girlish freshness of her face.Corporal Cameron | Ralph Connor
British Dictionary definitions for toque
a woman's small round brimless hat, popular esp in Edwardian times
a hat with a small brim and a pouched crown, popular in the 16th century
Canadian same as tuque (def. 2)
a chef's tall white hat
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