a brimless, knit winter hat fitting close to the skull and, often, worn somewhat loose at the top
Origin of tuqueCanadian French ; from French toque: see toque
A close-fitting knitted or crocheted cap having no brim or a brim that is folded up to create an extra layer of fabric for warmth. Also called toque.
Origin of tuqueCanadian French, alteration of French toque, toque (probably influenced by French dialectal tuque, hill (from the shape of the cap), or French tuque, shelter built in front of the poop of a ship); see toque.
- (Canada) Alternative form of toque.
- A watch cap.