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tuque

[ took, tyook ]
/ tuk, tyuk /
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noun

a heavy stocking cap worn in Canada.

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Origin of tuque

1870–75; <Canadian French, variant of French toquetoque
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British Dictionary definitions for tuque

tuque
/ (tuːk) /

noun Canadian

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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