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  1. James Jo·seph Jacques [zham zhaw-zef zhahk, zheymz] /ʒam ʒɔˈzɛf ʒɑk, ʒeɪmz/, 1836–1902, French painter.
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Examples from the Web for tissot

Historical Examples

  • Tissot of Lausanne aspired to be the medical adviser of the common people.


    Francis Henry Gribble

  • And this is a fragment of a passage from Tissot, on the subject of monomania.

    Sleep and Its Derangements

    William A. Hammond

  • He did not live in it long, and it passed into the hands of Dr. Tissot.

    The Spell of Switzerland

    Nathan Haskell Dole

  • The older accounts of Daux and Tissot seem less trustworthy.

  • It is evident that Tissot was not only the physician to all these great people; they were proud to own him as a friend.

    The Spell of Switzerland

    Nathan Haskell Dole

British Dictionary definitions for tissot


  1. James Joseph Jacques. 1836–1902, French painter and etcher, best known for scenes of fashionable Victorian life painted in England
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