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It was said that twenty working-girls were engaged day and night upon the trousseau.

So Linda realized that Mary Louise had been told about the trousseau.

Such expenditure, when you have just been preaching economy on my trousseau!

They consulted a long time over the trousseau that should be given to her.

"But we will not discuss my trousseau just yet," she observed, blushing.

Marjorie chose her wedding-dress and was busy with her trousseau.

Miss Viola was busy most of the time preparing her trousseau.

My mother's trousseau was all that a mother-in-law could wish.

Hence I am doing this part of my trousseau in princely fashion.

But what I do hunger for and what I will have is a trousseau.

WORD ORIGIN

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.

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