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A close-fitting knitted stocking cap.
- ‘Thomson was a city boy who had a thing for plaid flannel shirts, tuques, back bacon and fish frying in a skillet as well as booze from the bottle and long treks into the Great White North.’
- ‘I exchange uncomfortable glances with a striker in a dark tuque.’
- ‘Wear it with a thick, dark gray scarf, a matching tuque, and gloves.’
- ‘A young guy wearing not a fedora nor a tuque but a backwards ball cap exits the front door with two giggling girls.’
Canadian French form of toque.
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