Definition of Tussaud

1. Noun. French modeler (resident in England after 1802) who made wax death masks of prominent victims of the French Revolution and toured Britain with her wax models; in 1835 she opened a permanent waxworks exhibition in London (1761-1850).

Exact synonyms: Madame Tussaud, Marie Grosholtz, Marie Tussaud
Generic synonyms: Modeler, Modeller



Lexicographical Neighbors of Tussaud

Turnix sylvatica
Turritis
Turritis glabra
Tursiops
Tursiops gilli
Tursiops truncatus
Turtlemania
Tusayan
Tuscaloosa
Tuscan
Tuscan order
Tuscany
Tuscarora
Tuscaroras
Tuskegee
Tussaud (current term)
Tussilago
Tussilago alpina
Tussilago farfara
Tutankhamen
Tutankhamon
Tutelo
Tutsi
Tutte matrices
Tutte matrix
Tutte matrixes
Tuva
Tuvalu
Tuvalu dollar
Tuvaluan

Literary usage of Tussaud

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Dictionary of National Biography by LESLIE. STEPHEN (1899)
"Marie Tussaud retained her faculties to the last, and distinguished visitors to the exhibition, from the Duke of Wellington downwards, were entertained by ..."

2. Nasby in Exile; Or, Six Months of Travel in England, Ireland, Scotland by David Ross Locke (1882)
"A great many years ago, some time since the flood, a Swiss woman named Tussaud, who had studied art in Paris, took the brilliant notion into her wise head ..."

3. The Canada Law Journal by Law Society of Upper Canada, William S. Hein & Company, Canadian Bar Association (1891)
"Among the cases relating to trade names decided this year, perhaps the most important is Tussaud v. Tussaud, 59 Law J. Rep. Chanc. 631 ; LR 44 Chanc. Div. ..."

4. A Woman's First Impressions of Europe: Being Wayside Sketches Made During a by Elizabeth A. Forbes (1865)
"An exhibition of wax-work has always seemed to me one of the very last sources of attraction, but Madame Tussaud has proved herself a real artist, ..."

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