noun, plural trous·seaux [troo-sohz, troo-sohz] /ˈtru soʊz, truˈsoʊz/, trous·seaus.
Examples from the Web for trousseau
"Very good in you, Dick; but it isn't the bridegroom's place to supply the trousseau," said Chester, only half mollified.Elsie at Home|Martha Finley
Said I might as well get my trousseau while I was gadding about this time.Green Valley|Katharine Reynolds
This was a display, article by article, of the bride's trousseau, which took place while the guests were still sitting at table.A Decade of Italian Women, vol. I (of 2)|T. Adolphus Trollope
Why, her trousseau is ordered, and some of the things have arrived.Elster's Folly|Mrs. Henry Wood
She was compelled to occupy herself with the great affair of the trousseau until evening.Strong as Death|Guy de Maupassant
British Dictionary definitions for trousseau
noun plural -seaux or -seaus (-səʊz)
Word Origin for trousseau
Word Origin and History for trousseau
1817, from French trousseau, originally "a bundle," diminutive of Old French trousse "bundle" (see truss). Italicized as foreign at first, nativized by 1833. The Old French form was borrowed into Middle English early 13c., but it fell from use.