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[tee-soh] /tiˈsoʊ/
James Joseph Jacques
[zham zhaw-zef zhahk,, zheymz] /ʒam ʒɔˈzɛf ʒɑk,, ʒeɪmz/ (Show IPA),
1836–1902, French painter. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2017.
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  • Tissot, meeting him soon after the scene at the Jacobins, thought that he looked like a dying man.

    Lectures on the French Revolution John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
  • Tissot of Lausanne aspired to be the medical adviser of the common people.

    Lausanne Francis Henry Gribble
  • We have also seen the draft of a letter to Tissot upon whose aid he relied.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • He did not live in it long, and it passed into the hands of Dr. Tissot.

    The Spell of Switzerland Nathan Haskell Dole
  • She, on her side, made no sign that she noticed a change, or that it was no longer Tissot she served.

    The Long Night Stanley Weyman
  • This whole observation on the pharmaceutic value of pride of the meadows is taken from Tissot's "Traité sur les Nerfs."

    Titan: A Romance v. 1 (of 2) Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  • Thus had Tissot begun, flying out at them, fleeing from them, a thing of mingled fury and weakness.

    The Long Night Stanley Weyman
  • Unwarned, he had acted it is probable as Tissot had acted, weakly and stormily: warned, he had no excuse if he failed her.

    The Long Night Stanley Weyman
  • And this is a fragment of a passage from Tissot, on the subject of monomania.

    Sleep and Its Derangements William A. Hammond
  • These excellent pamphlets brought Tissot fame and the friendship of the great.

    Lausanne Francis Henry Gribble
British Dictionary definitions for Tissot


James Joseph Jacques. 1836–1902, French painter and etcher, best known for scenes of fashionable Victorian life painted in England
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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