a heavy stocking cap worn in Canada.
Origin of tuque
< Canadian French,
variant of French toque toque
[luh took, tyook; French la tyk]
a town in S Quebec, in E Canada.
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British Dictionary definitions for tuque
a knitted cap with a long tapering end
Also called: toque a close-fitting knitted hat often with a tassel or pompom
Word Origin for tuque
C19: from Canadian French, from French: toque
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Word Origin and History for tuque
1871, from Canadian French variant of French toque (see toque).
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