What does fez mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. Fez, Fes(noun)

    a city in north central Morocco; religious center

  2. fez, tarboosh(noun)

    a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown


  1. fez(Noun)

    A felt hat in the shape of a truncated cone and having a flat top with a tassel attached.

  2. Fez(ProperNoun)

    A city in Morocco.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Fez(noun)

    a felt or cloth cap, usually red and having a tassel, -- a variety of the tarboosh. See Tarboosh

  2. Origin: [F., fr. the town of Fez in Morocco.]


  1. Fez

    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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Fez

    fez, n. a red brimless cap of wool or felt, fitting closely to the head, with a tassel of black or blue, worn in Turkey, Egypt, &c.—in Africa usually called tarbûsh. [From Fez in Morocco.]

The Nuttall Encyclopedia

  1. Fez

    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.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of fez in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of fez in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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