Also spelt Tuque. (incorrectly)

A most wonderful kind of headgear. Canuck-ian for "winter hat". Most often of the knitted variety, although polyester and other synthetics are also popular. Much better when attached to a pompom. Touques are made popular by those cold Canadian winters.

From the french word toque; the two should not be confused. Toques are mere beanies; touques are full on head-warming salvation.

toque (tk) n. A woman's small, brimless, close-fitting hat. A plumed velvet cap with a full crown and small rolled brim, worn in 16th-century France. toque is derived from the spanish word toca.

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