Definition of Trousseau

1. Noun. The personal outfit of a bride; clothes and accessories and linens.

Generic synonyms: Getup, Outfit, Rig, Turnout



Definition of Trousseau

1. n. The collective lighter equipments or outfit of a bride, including clothes, jewelry, and the like; especially, that which is provided for her by her family.

Definition of Trousseau

1. Noun. (obsolete) A bundle. ¹

2. Noun. The clothes and linen etc. that a bride collects for her wedding and married life. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trousseau

1. [n -SEAUX or -SEAUS]

Medical Definition of Trousseau

1. Armand, French physician, 1801-1867. See: Trousseau's point, Trousseau's sign, Trousseau's spot, Trousseau's syndrome, Trousseau-Lallemand bodies. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trousseau

trouser
trouser clip
trouser cough
trouser cuff
trouser leg
trouser pocket
trouser press
trouser snakes
trousered
trousering
trouserings
trouserless
trousers
trouses
trousseau (current term)
trousseaus
trousseaux
trout
trout lily
trout pout
trout pouts
troutbird
trouted
trouter
trouters
troutful
troutier
troutiest
trouting

Literary usage of Trousseau

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1858)
"The following is an abstract of the views of M. trousseau on the above subject, ... Cases of this kind frequently came under the notice of M. trousseau. ..."

2. Thyroid and Thymus by André Crotti (1922)
"The trousseau Symptom. — In 1864, trousseau saw that by exerting a circular ... The best way to produce the trousseau symptom is to exert circular ..."

3. The Etiquette of New York To-day by Ellin Craven Learned (1906)
"CHAPTER XIX A BRIDE'S trousseau AND HOUSEHOLD LINEN T • ^HE choice of a trousseau ... It must be understood that a bride's trousseau is always given by her ..."

4. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1852)
"M. trousseau observes that the nocturnal enuresis of children and young ... M. trousseau speaks highly of the treatment by belladonna, as recommended by MH. ..."

5. The British and Foreign Medico-chirurgical Review, Or, Quarterly Journal of (1862)
"M. trousseau has well deserved the gratitude, not merely of those who havo listened to his teaching, but abo of those who only know him by his published ..."

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