Trousseaux, and preliminary ceremonies, he gave to the winds.
When they married, you could help to provide the trousseaux.
Only girls, who never have any clothes, poor things, get trousseaux in these days.
This was during the time when most of the trousseaux were made by hand.
In the older days with the old-fashioned ships the boats had gone to the sea like brides with trousseaux ...