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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.]
American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright © 2016 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
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)]
Random House Kernerman Webster's College Dictionary, © 2010 K Dictionaries Ltd. Copyright 2005, 1997, 1991 by Random House, Inc. All rights reserved.
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.
Farlex Trivia Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.
trousseau[ˈtruːsəʊ] N (trousseaus, trousseaux (pl)) [ˈtruːsəʊz] → ajuar m
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005
trousseau[ˈtruːsəʊ] [trousseaux] (pl) [trousseaus] (pl) [ˈtruːsəʊz] n → trousseau m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005
n → Aussteuer f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007
trousseau[ˈtruːsəʊ] n → corredo da sposa
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995