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.