toupet

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

toupet (plural toupets)

  1. Archaic form of toupee.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: tou‧pet
  • IPA(key): /tupɛt/

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French toupet.

Noun[edit]

toupet m (plural toupetten or toupets, diminutive toupetje n)

  1. toupee

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French toupet (small tuft of hair, forelock), from Old French toupet (small tuft of hair, forelock), diminutive of toupe, top (tuft of hair), from Frankish *topp (summit, crest, tuft of hair), from Proto-Germanic *tuppaz (summit, crest, tuft of hair). Cognate with Old Dutch topp (top) (Dutch top), Old Frisian top (summit, crest, tuft of hair), Old English top (summit, crest, tuft of hair), Old High German zopf (end, summit, tuft of hair), Old Norse toppr (tuft of hair, forelock). More at top.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

toupet m (plural toupets)

  1. tuft (of hair)
  2. toupee
  3. (colloquial) cheek, nerve

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

French

Noun[edit]

toupet m (invariable)

  1. toupee, hairpiece

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Middle French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

toupet m (plural toupets)

  1. tuft of hair on the top of the head

Descendants[edit]

  • French: toupet (see there for further descendants)

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (toupet, supplement)

Norman[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French toupet.

Noun[edit]

toupet m (plural toupets)

  1. (Jersey) tuft

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Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

toupet m (oblique plural toupez or toupetz, nominative singular toupez or toupetz, nominative plural toupet)

  1. tuft of hair on the top of the head

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (toupet, supplement)