toque

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A knitted hat, usually conical but of varying shape, often woolen, and sometimes topped by a pom-pom or tassel

Such is the demented nature of the universe that I was too weak to properly respond to my being hit on by carloads of Betties and Veronicas—all except for the cheeky Cheryl Anderson who gave me ‘manual release’ the day I lost my eye-brows, followed by a flood of tears and the snapping of Polaroids in which I wear a knit toque. Gush gush.

A type of hat with no brim

In a dressing-gown, a stiff toque on his head, a large blood-stained handkerchief over his face, a whistle hanging from his neck, a rug over his knees, thick socks on his feet, Hamm seems to be asleep.

A tall white hat with no brim of the sort worn by chefs

Minutes later, a red-faced man in a chef's toque approached our table.

A chef

Sam Mason first grabbed the spotlight as the pastry chef ... for being the most rock 'n' roll toque in town.

tuque, a winter hat that is often a woolen, cotton or acrylic, tightly knit triangular shaped hat with a small pom-pom affixed at the top. Similar to military watch-cap
{i} small round close-fitting hat; long woolen cap
A kind of cap worn in the 16th century, and copied in modern fashions; called also toquet
A variety of the bonnet monkey
a tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs
close fitting small brimless hat
a small round woman's hat
French term for a chef's tall white hat Toque: Small hat for a woman, close-fitting brimless or nearly brimless hat Tricorne: Men's hat of the 18th century: wide brims were folded up to form three points Trilby: The Trilby is a soft felt hat, usually made of fur felt (rabbit) it has a dented crown and flexible brim, the shape originates from the Austrian Tyrol it usually had a small feather trimming The hat became most popular between the 1930s-40s when Schiaparelly used it to compliment clothes design The name come from the heroine of G du Maurier's novel Trilby 1894 in which the heroine of the stage version, wore such a hat
A "beat," but essentially a standard rhythmic phrase for percussion Many toques derive from African religious drumming, in which particular rhythmic patterns were used to summon individual gods A Latin percussionist is judged not by his energy level, but by his knowledge and use of standard toques and variations in his improvisations and in support of the band
toques
plural of toque
toque

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    [ 'tOk ] (noun.) 1505. Ca. 1500. From Old French toque, itself via Spanish toca (“woman’s dress”) and/or Italian tocca (“toque”); possibly from Arabic طاق (tāq, “layer, stratum”), from Old Persian taq (“veil, shawl”).

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