Definition of Toque

1. Noun. A tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs.

Generic synonyms: Chapeau, Hat, Lid



2. Noun. A small round woman's hat.
Exact synonyms: Pillbox, Turban
Generic synonyms: Millinery, Woman's Hat

Definition of Toque

1. n. A kind of cap worn in the 16th century, and copied in modern fashions; -- called also toquet.

Definition of Toque

1. Noun. A type of hat with no brim. ¹

2. Noun. (context: specifically) A tall white hat with no brim of the sort worn by chefs ¹

3. Noun. (by extension informal) A chef. ¹

4. Noun. (Canada) A knitted hat, usually conical but of varying shape, often woollen, and sometimes topped by a pom-pom or tassel. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Toque

1. a close-fitting woman's hat [n -S]

Medical Definition of Toque

1. 1. A kind of cap worn in the 16th century, and copied in modern fashions; called also toquet. "His velvet toque stuck as airily as ever upon the side of his head." (Motley) 2. A variety of the bonnet monkey. Origin: F. Toque; of Celtic origin; cf. W.toc. Source: Websters Dictionary (01 Mar 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Toque

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topsy-turviest
topsy-turvily
topsy-turvy
topsy-turvydom
topsy-turvyness
topsy turvy
topt
topwater
topwork
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topworking
topworks
toquake
toquash
toque (current term)
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toquilla
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tora
torace
torahs
toral
toralizumab
toran

Literary usage of Toque

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1. The Captivity of Hans Stade of Hesse: In A.D. 1547-1555, Among the Wild by Hans Staden, Albert Tootal, Richard Francis Burton (1874)
"toque toque means a " tide-rip," here caused by the currents, thrown off by the ... I passed, very unwillingly, a night at the Praia de toque toque Grande, ..."

2. A Dictionary of the Portuguese and English Languages, in Two Parts ...by Antonio Vieyra by Antonio Vieyra (1813)
"Contiguous, adj. contiguo. Contiguously, adv. ¬°inmediatamente ju neto, de maneira que huma cousa toque com outra. Contiguousness, s. Ve Contiguity. ..."

3. Wimples and Crisping Pins: Being Studies in the Coiffure and Ornaments of Women by Theodore Child (1894)
"... THE SPANISH toque ALMOST all those who have written dainty treatises about the beauty and adornment of women have referred to the opinion of Apuleius as ..."

4. Two Hundred and Nine Days: Or, The Journal of a Traveller on the Continent by Thomas Jefferson Hogg (1827)
"... called toque; it is convenient to have a covering for the head, ... when the head alone can be seen: the toque is very preferable to our filthy wigs; ..."

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