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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
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Des consultations medicales specialisees, des trousseaux scolaires et des vetements d'hiver ont ete fournis a des habitants des mechtas reculees de la commune frontaliere d'Ain Zana (Souk Ahras) dans le cadre de la caravane Chifa de l'Association nationale du benevolat.
I'll cloud I'll sweeten I'll re-wind my trousseaux until blinging- widow.
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.
Trousseaux of Jews, for example, were registered with Christian notaries for tax purposes.
Pour rappel, les pouvoirs publics ont distribue, a l'occasion de l'annee scolaire 2016-2017, plus de 4.200 trousseaux scolaires.
In chapters two through four, Sant Cassia and Bada analyze post-marital residence patterns, house and land ownership, kinship, and the nature and function of dowries and trousseaux. Chapter five employs the marital contracts and other sources to examine the practices of fosterage, adoption and godparenthood.
Le comite de wilaya du CRA, a travers ses demembrements des dairas et des communes, et grace a de genereux donateurs, dont l'un a offert plus de 300 trousseaux, a pu reunir plus d'un millier de cartables.