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n. pl. trous·seaux (-sōz, -sōz′) or trous·seaus
The possessions, such as clothing and linens, that a bride assembles for her marriage.
[French, from Old French, diminutive of trousse, bundle; see truss.]
n, pl -seaux or -seaus (-səʊz)
the clothes, linen, etc, collected by a bride for her marriage
[C19: from Old French, literally: a little bundle, from trusse a bundle; see truss]
trous•seau(ˈtru soʊ, truˈsoʊ)
n., pl. -seaux (-soʊz, -ˈsoʊz) -seaus.
an outfit of clothing, household linen, etc., for a bride.
trousseau- The French diminutive of truss or bundle—the thing that tramps or runaways carry tied to a stick over their shoulders.
See also related terms for shoulder.