trousseau

Part of speech: noun

A bride's outfit.

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Usage examples "trousseau":

  1. I was up there myself yesterday;- as soon as ever this great question of the day was positively settled, I had to look after my own trousseau. - "An Old Man's Love", Anthony Trollope.
  2. Do you believe that I as a woman can gather together my trousseau under six months? - "The Green Mummy", Fergus Hume.
  3. Mrs. Penniman, to tell the truth, had, in the seclusion of her own apartment- and, I may add, amid the suggestiveness of Catherine's, which wore in those days the appearance of that of a young lady laying out her trousseau- Mrs. Penniman had measured her responsibilities, and taken fright at their magnitude. - "Washington Square", Henry James.