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The Clue

Toque or cloche (3 letter answer)

The Answer




The answer HAT is seen frequently, appearing about once every 80 puzzles.

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HAT as a noun:

1. (hat, chapeau, lid) = headdress that protects the head from bad weather; has shaped crown and usually a brim
2. an informal term for a person's role; "he took off his politician's hat and talked frankly"

HAT as a verb:

1. put on or wear a hat; "He was unsuitably hatted"
2. furnish with a hat