Trousseau

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Trous·seau

(trū-sō'),
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If I'd spent some fifteen hundred roubles on them for the trousseau and presents, on knick-knacks, dressing-cases, jewellery, materials, and all that sort of trash from Knopp's and the English shop, my position would have been better and .
The collection comprised colourful bridal trousseaus and ethnic Indian jewellery.
Contributors describe the culture of courtship at BYU and the statistics associated with it, the influence of families, the experiences of males returned from missions, methods of expressing interest, acceptance of the intended by families, experiences of spiritual confirmation in mate selection, proposal patterns, Mormon trousseaus, and the folklore of wedding receptions.
By 1708, eighty French backwoodsmen lived in the Natchez villages, enjoying ample food supplies and local customs that enjoined premarital sex for profit on young women building their trousseaus.