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trous·seau

 (tro͞o′sō, tro͞o-sō′)
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.]

trousseau

(ˈtruːsəʊ)
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.
[1175–1225; < French; Middle French troussel=trousse parcel, bundle (of straw, etc.), n. derivative of tro(u)sser to fasten (see truss) + -el diminutive suffix (see -elle)]

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.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trousseau - the personal outfit of a bridetrousseau - the personal outfit of a bride; clothes and accessories and linens
getup, outfit, rig, turnout - a set of clothing (with accessories); "his getup was exceedingly elegant"
Translations

trousseau

[ˈtruːsəʊ] N (trousseaus, trousseaux (pl)) [ˈtruːsəʊz]ajuar m

trousseau

[ˈtruːsəʊ] [trousseaux] (pl) [trousseaus] (pl) [ˈtruːsəʊz] ntrousseau m

trousseau

nAussteuer f

trousseau

[ˈtruːsəʊ] ncorredo da sposa
References in periodicals archive ?
L'aide relative a la rentree scolaire n'est pas exclue de ce programme puisque [beaucoup moins que] des cartables et des trousseaux scolaires seront egalement distribues aux familles necessiteuses [beaucoup plus grand que], nous a indique Mme Chikhi.
I'll cloud I'll sweeten I'll re-wind my trousseaux until blinging- widow.
Now, collectors worldwide are hot in the pursuit for these treasures of couture, leading Theriault's, the Annapolis, MD based auction house that is the leader in the boutique category of rare antique dolls, to hold a special November 23 auction in New York City that will be dedicated entirely to the world of 19th century fashion dolls and their accessories and trousseaux.
Frick also includes an appendix of inventories of two Minerbetti trousseaux, which gives some insight into the value of this exchange within the elaborated wedding rituals of the period and within a very particular social group.
High school hope chests have moved into 20th-century memory, but, according to furniture retailers hip to the market, new couples still want furniture tradition with their cappuccino-for-her-cigars-for-him trousseaux.
Trousseaux of Jews, for example, were registered with Christian notaries for tax purposes.
203 trousseaux scolaires affectes a l'operation par sa direction, au moment ou 137.