Definitions for FEZfɛz
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
a felt cap shaped like a truncated cone and ornamented with a tassel, worn by men esp. in Egypt and formerly Turkey.
Origin of fez:
1795–1805; < Turkish fes, after FesFez
a city in N Morocco. 448,823.
Category: Geography (places)
a city in north central Morocco; religious center
a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown
A felt hat in the shape of a truncated cone and having a flat top with a tassel attached.
A city in Morocco.
a felt or cloth cap, usually red and having a tassel, -- a variety of the tarboosh. See Tarboosh
The fez, or tarboosh, is a felt hat of two types: either in the shape of a truncated cone made of red felt, or a short cylinder made of kilim fabric, both usually with a tassel attached to the top. The fez is largely believed to be of Ottoman origin where it was popularized.
The Nuttall Encyclopedia
the largest city in Morocco, of which it is the second capital; is surrounded by walls and prettily situated in the valley of the Sebu, a stream which flows through its centre and falls into the Atlantic 100 m. to the E. It has been for many centuries one of the most important of the sacred cities of the Moslem; has many fine mosques, the Sultan's palace, and an important university; is yet a busy commercial centre, although signs of decay appear all over the city, and carries on an active caravan trade with Central Africa.
Translations for FEZ
Kernerman English Multilingual Dictionary
a type of brimless hat with a tassel, usually red and worn by some Muslims.
- fes; kofiaAfrikaans
- fezPortuguese (BR)
- der FesGerman
- کلاه قرمز منگوله دارFarsi
- तुर्की टोपीHindi
- tyrkjahúfa með skúfiIcelandic
- 터키 모자Korean
- کلاه قرمز منگوله دارPersian
- تركى خولۍ، رومى خولۍ، سره زونډى وره خولۍ چه پخوابه تر كانو، پرسر كولېPashto
- 圓錐形無邊氈帽，土耳其氈帽Chinese (Trad.)
- بعد مسلم ممالک میں رائج پھندنے دار رومی یا سرخ ترکی ٹوپیUrdu
- mũ đuôi seoVietnamese
- 圆锥形无边毡帽，土耳其毯帽Chinese (Simp.)
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