American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A man's felt cap in the shape of a flat-topped cone, usually red with a black tassel hanging from the crown, worn chiefly in the eastern Mediterranean region.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cap of red felt of the shape of a truncated cone, having a black silk tassel inserted in the middle of the top and hanging down nearly to the lower edge. It was made part of Turkish official dress by the sultan Mahmud II. in the early part of the nineteenth century. It is considered as the special badge of a Turkish subject, who, even if not a Mussulman, is obliged to wear it.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A felt or cloth cap, usually red and having a tassel, -- a variety of the tarboosh. See tarboosh.
- n. a city in north central Morocco; religious center
- n. a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown
- From Turkish fes, named after Fez in Morocco. (Wiktionary)
- French, from Turkish fes, from Fez . (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Whereas wearing a fez is an affront to Turkish democracy which no sensitive and civilised traveller should consider.”
“July 22, 2008 at 1:09 pm so awesome! there used to be a club near me called the fez, which has just been given a weird makeover and a new name. this picture must be posted all over the club!”
“There was a sprinkling of monkish cowls and of the red fez from the Turkish village of Afdimou which lay in seeming friendliness of relation close to the village of”
“The fez is a mark of lower social rank-the turban, higher.”
“From Nazis to talking monkeys in fez’s, to atomic terrorists to Britain’s first super team, The Gloom has it all.”
“The manufactures are principally woollen haiks, silk handkerchiefs, slippers and shoes of excellent leather, and red caps of felt, commonly called the fez; the first fabrication of these red caps appears to have been in this city.”
“He wore the customary white robe, red sash and red slippers, and a tarbush, the little scarlet cap commonly called a fez, was set upon his head.”
“He was dressed like a fellah, with the long blue yelek, and a poor wool fez, and round the fez was a white cloth, as it were to protect his mouth from the night air, after the manner of the peasant.”
“But we had seen pictures of officers waving swords, and we knew that the fez was the sign of the Turk -- of the enemy -- of the men who were invading Thessaly, who were at that moment planning to come up a steep hill on which we happened to be sitting and attack the people on top of it.”
“The women and girls wear on their head a very small fez, which is bound round with rose or other coloured crape.”
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