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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. 2018.
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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.

    Ancient Town-Planning F. Haverfield
  • 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
  • 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
  • In Tissot's translation, hevristisch is rendered by heuristique; in Mantovani's, by evristico; in Born's, by heuristicus.

  • So Kant, Tissot, and other writers of that school, would affirm.

  • Then ignoring Mercier, but looking blandly at the young man who sat facing him at the table, "What is this of Tissot?"

    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
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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