Fez meaning

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A man's brimless felt cap in the shape of a flat-topped cone, usually colored red and adorned with a silk tassel, once widely worn in the Ottoman Empire and other regions with Muslim populations and still worn today in some Muslim countries.
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A brimless felt hat shaped like a truncated cone, usually red, with a flat crown from which a long, black tassel hangs: the Turkish national headdress of men in the 19th and early 20th cent.
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A felt hat in the shape of a truncated cone and having a flat top with a tassel attached.
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A city of north-central Morocco east of Casablanca. The oldest part of the city was founded in the 8th century and reached the height of its influence in the mid-1300s.
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A city in Morocco.
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(place) City in NC Morocco.
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Origin of fez

  • French from Turkish fes from Fez

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Turkish fes, named after Fez in Morocco.

    From Wiktionary