from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A woman's small, brimless, close-fitting hat.
- n. A plumed velvet cap with a full crown and small rolled brim, worn in 16th-century France.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A type of hat with no brim.
- n. A tall white hat with no brim of the sort worn by chefs
- n. A chef.
- n. A variety of bonnet monkey.
- n. A knitted hat, usually conical but of varying shape, often woollen, and sometimes topped by a pom-pom or tassel.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A kind of cap worn in the 16th century, and copied in modern fashions; -- called also toquet.
- n. A variety of the bonnet monkey.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See toboggan-cap.
- n. A head-covering formerly worn by men and women—a diminished form of the hat with turned-up brim.
- n. A small bonnet in the shape of a round, close-fitting crown without a projecting brim, worn by women in the nineteenth century.
- n. The bonnet-macaque, Macacus sinensis, so called from the arrangement of the hairs of the head into a kind of toque or cap; also, some similar monkey, as M. pileolatus of Ceylon. See cut under bonnet-macaque.
- n. A small nominal money of account, used in trading on some parts of the west coast of Africa.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a small round woman's hat
- n. a tall white hat with a pouched crown; worn by chefs
French, from Spanish toca.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Circa 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"). (Wiktionary)
1871. Assimilated from Canadian French tuque, from Old French toque. (Wiktionary)