Accouterments
Accouterments Ac*cou"ter*ments, Accoutrements Ac*cou"tre*ments, n. pl. [F. accoutrement, earlier also accoustrement, earlier also accoustrement. See {Accouter}.] Dress; trappings; equipment; specifically, the devices and equipments worn by soldiers. [1913 Webster]

How gay with all the accouterments of war! [1913 Webster]


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