• WordNet 3.6
    • n fez a felt cap (usually red) for a man; shaped like a flat-topped cone with a tassel that hangs from the crown
    • n Fez a city in north central Morocco; religious center
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The name "fez" is Turkish for "Hat".
    • n Fez fĕz A felt or cloth cap, usually red and having a tassel, -- a variety of the tarboosh. See Tarboosh.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n fez A cap of red felt of the shape of a truncated cone, having a black silk tassel inserted in the middle of the top and hanging down nearly to the lower edge. It was made part of Turkish official dress by the sultan Mahmud II. in the early part of the nineteenth century. It is considered as the special badge of a Turkish subject, who, even if not a Mussulman, is obliged to wear it.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Fez fez 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
    • Fez in Africa usually called tarbûsh
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
F., fr. the town of Fez, in Morocco


In literature:

He wore clothes of spotless white, his fez was smart and new, his dagger resplendent with silver filigree.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
The Tunisian soldiers wear the plaque in front of the fez, in lieu of on the top, like the Turkish.
"Notes in North Africa" by W. G. Windham
Pretty to see Cardinal MANNING's bright scarlet scull-cap, quite eclipsing RUSTEM PASHA's fez.
"Punch, or the London Charivari, Vol. 98, 1890.05.10" by Various
He had a fez upon his head and (what nobody counted on) a dagger in his pocket.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 13 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
The journey to Fez occupied six days, the nights being spent at the different halting-places.
"The International Monthly, Volume 5, No. 3, March, 1852" by Various
On her head she wore a small, closely-fitting fez.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 1, No. 2, July, 1850." by Various
But it was not his fez, or his jaundiced complexion, or his fret-work, or his languages, or his travels that marked him out for me at the time.
"Aliens" by William McFee
Of course we ourselves often wear a fez while smoking; but the sight of it gave me a cue.
"Captain Macedoine's Daughter" by William McFee
He was in time to see Scotty step from the doorway and confront a small, poorly dressed man who wore a red fez.
"The Pirates of Shan" by Harold Leland Goodwin
I caught another glimpse of the man with the red fez and called out to him; but he had vanished.
"Waldfried" by Berthold Auerbach

In poetry:

Does he wear a turban, a fez, or a hat?
Does he sleep on a mattress, a bed, or a mat,
or COT,
The Akond of Swat?
"The Akond of Swat" by Edward Lear
Many the tears that have fallen since,
Many the nights that have passed,
But I remember
The River of Pearls at Fez
And Seomar whom I loved.
"The River of Pearls at Fez: Translation" by Laurence Hope
Many a fez in the mud was crushed,
Many a throat that cheered was hushed,
Many a heart that sought the crest
Found Allah's throne and a houri's breast.
"The Last Redoubt" by Alfred Austin
“No,” said Zemberbo: “Not for Fez alone
Have been my battles, to maintain the throne:
I've fought for thee, for thee I still must fight,
To win a dawn o'er thy dishonoured night.”
"The Captive of Fez: Canto III: Mother And Son" by Thomas Aird
"O ALUM," said she, "think again, ere you go -
Hareems may arise and Moguls they may blow;
You may strike on a fez, or be drowned, which is wuss!"
But ALUM embraced her and spoke to her thus:
"Brave Alum Bey" by William Schwenck Gilbert
I 'ave written Mick a letter in reply to one uv 'is,
Where 'e arsts 'ow things is goin' where the gums an wattles is.
So I tries to buck 'im up a bit; to go fer Abdul's fez;
An' I ain't no nob at itrachure; but this is wot I sez:
"A Letter To The Front" by C J Dennis

In news:

Find the Fez in Ascot panorama.
Notable deaths in arts, A to M. How to drive a hard bargain in Fez .
No Wally, but where's the Fez .
' Fez Man' Nick Slie explains his po boy moment in 'Treme'.
Fez Patch Removed, Restored, But Not Updated.
Jeremiah Liend's 'Out of the Fez ' features six one-act plays.
Defending champion loses in 1st round in Fez .
Fez Reveals Morocco's Soul.
BEHOLD the city of Fez as it looked in the year 1000.
From above, you can pick out the main mosques, the royal palace, the medersas or colleges, the old Jewish quarter and Fez 's holiest building, the revered shrine of Moulay Idriss II.
Morocco said today that the ancient city of Fez was falling into decay through overcrowding and that 100,000 residents would have to leave.
No Wally, but where's the Fez.
Listen to a performance by Sheik Ahmed Al-Tuni from Upper Egypt, recorded live at the Fez Festival of World Sacred Music.
'Fez Man' Nick Slie explains his po boy moment in 'Treme'.

In science:

Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology of Fez, Box 2202, University S. M.
Rings over which all modules are strongly Gorenstein projective
Froberg, Koszul algebras , Advances in commutative ring theory (Fez, 1997), Lecture Notes in Pure and Appl.
Independence of the total reflexivity conditions for modules
Only the flux of the exo-zodiacal dust disk FEZ, the star Fleak and the planet Fplanet are transmitted through the interferometer pattern.
Interferometric Space Missions for the Search for Terrestrial Exoplanets: Requirements on the Rejection Ratio
Najib Mahdou, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology of Fez, Box 2202, University S.M.
When every Gorenstein projective (resp. flat) module is strongly Gorenstein projective (resp. flat)
Mohammed Tamekkante, Department of Mathematics, Faculty of Science and Technology of Fez, Box 2202, University S.M.
When every Gorenstein projective (resp. flat) module is strongly Gorenstein projective (resp. flat)