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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat- topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown [syn: fez, tarboosh]

Merriam Webster's

also tarbush noun Etymology: Arabic ?arb?sh Date: 1702 a red hat similar to the fez worn especially by Muslim men

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. a cap like a fez, sometimes worn as part of a turban. Etymology: Egypt. Arab. tarbus, ult. f. Pers. sar-bus head-cover

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Tarboosh Tar*boosh", n. [Ar. tarb?sh; perhaps from Per. sar-posh headdress: cf. F. tarbouch.] A red cap worn by Turks and other Eastern nations, sometimes alone and sometimes swathed with linen or other stuff to make a turban. See Fez.



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