American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A knitted woolen cap in the form of cylindrical bag often with tapered ends that is worn with one end tucked into the other.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A cap worn in Canada. See the quotation.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A kind of warm cap winter wear, made from a knit bag with closed tapered ends by pushing one end within the other, thus making a conical cap of double thickness.
- Canadian French, from French toque, toque; see toque. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Hey, Danger Girl - a tuque is a knitted hat, sometimes known as a 'beanie' in some parts of the world.”
“You knew that a tuque was a hat, but a lot of foreigners don't which is why she said "That got me when I first heard it".”
“Wikipedia, Americans call it a number of things, but in Canada its universally called a tuque (/toque)”
“I'd say it's a French Canadian influence but really I'm not sure how everyone got to saying "tuque" ...”
“tuque", or "toque", which in English-English suggests the lofty headgear worn by Queen Mary but is actually a little woolly hat.”
“If it's cold outside (it will be), then the hat on your head is called a "tuque" (rhymes with”
“I had a big puffy downfilledcoat and some sort of hat or tuque but without the face part.”
“Starting in goal for Montreal was former Capitals goalie Jose Theodore, who famously wore a Canadiens tuque over the top of his mask.”
“I like to refer to the tuque as the “giant retarded woolen foreskin” of the hat world”
“Imperat illi Deus; supplices deprecamur: tuque, Princeps militiae coelestis, Satanam aliosque spiritus malignos, qui ad perditionem animarum pervagantur in mundo, divina virtute in infernum detrude.”
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Words known to Canadians. These may not be understood by other North Americans, eh?
Everything hats,things with hoods,hoods,scarves,crowns,useful
adjectival forms,hat expressions,
Okay, mostly on Wordie. But it's more fun here anyway.
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