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Tissot

[tee-soh] /tiˈsoʊ/
noun
1.
James Joseph Jacques
[zham zhaw-zef zhahk,, zheymz] /ʒam ʒɔˈzɛf ʒɑk,, ʒeɪmz/ (Show IPA),
1836–1902, French painter.
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  • Tissot, meeting him soon after the scene at the Jacobins, thought that he looked like a dying man.

    Lectures on the French Revolution John Emerich Edward Dalberg-Acton
  • Tissot of Lausanne aspired to be the medical adviser of the common people.

    Lausanne Francis Henry Gribble
  • We have also seen the draft of a letter to Tissot upon whose aid he relied.

    The Life of James McNeill Whistler Elizabeth Robins Pennell
  • He did not live in it long, and it passed into the hands of Dr. Tissot.

    The Spell of Switzerland Nathan Haskell Dole
  • She, on her side, made no sign that she noticed a change, or that it was no longer Tissot she served.

    The Long Night Stanley Weyman
  • This whole observation on the pharmaceutic value of pride of the meadows is taken from Tissot's "Traité sur les Nerfs."

    Titan: A Romance v. 1 (of 2) Jean Paul Friedrich Richter
  • Thus had Tissot begun, flying out at them, fleeing from them, a thing of mingled fury and weakness.

    The Long Night Stanley Weyman
  • Unwarned, he had acted it is probable as Tissot had acted, weakly and stormily: warned, he had no excuse if he failed her.

    The Long Night Stanley Weyman
  • And this is a fragment of a passage from Tissot, on the subject of monomania.

    Sleep and Its Derangements William A. Hammond
  • These excellent pamphlets brought Tissot fame and the friendship of the great.

    Lausanne Francis Henry Gribble
British Dictionary definitions for Tissot

Tissot

/ˈtɪsəʊ/
noun
1.
James Joseph Jacques. 1836–1902, French painter and etcher, best known for scenes of fashionable Victorian life painted in England
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