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What is "Toque" - Definition & Explanation

The term comes from the Spanish word toca. A toque is a type of hat with a narrow brim or no brim at all. They were popular during the 13th-16th century in Europe, especially in France. One toque that is still common is the toque-blanche, which is the standard chef's hat.
A close fitting, brimless hat.

Some other terms

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