Accoutrements

  • 1 accoutrements — (n.) 1540s, from M.Fr. accoustrement (Mod.Fr. accoutrement), from accoustrer probably from O.Fr. acostrer arrange, originally sew up (see ACCOUTER (Cf. accouter)) …

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  • 2 Accoutrements — 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… …

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  • 3 accoutrements — ac|cou|tre|ments [əˈku:trımənts] n also ac|cou|ter|ments [əˈku:təmənts US tər ] AmE [plural] [Date: 1500 1600; : French; Origin: accoutrement, from accoutre to provide with equipment , from Old French cousture sewing, seam ] formal the equipment… …

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  • 4 accoutrements — noun ; this plural form more common than singular …

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  • 5 accoutrements — n. trappings; equipment required for a particular activity or specific way of life ac cou·tre·ment || tÉ™mÉ™nt n. clothing, equipment; soldier s equipment …

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  • 6 accoutrements — n. pl. [Written also Accouterments.] Dress, equipage, equipments, trappings, gear, harness, array …

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  • 7 accoutrements — also accouterments, AmE noun (plural) formal or humorous things that you use or carry when doing a particular activity …

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  • 8 accoutrements — UK [əˈkuːtrəmənts] / US [əˈkutrəmənts] noun [plural] formal things that you have with you when you go somewhere or take part in a particular activity …

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  • 9 accoutrements — n paraphernalia, gear, equipment, decorations, fittings, fixtures, furnishings, appointments, kit, outfit, trimmings, adornments, things FORMAL appurtenances, caparison COLLOQ. stuff, gear, clobber, bits and pieces, odds and ends …

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  • 10 accouterments or accoutrements — ac|cou|ter|ments or ac|cou|tre|ments [ ə kutərmənts ] noun plural FORMAL small things or pieces of equipment that are used for or related to a particular thing, job, or activity …

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  • 11 accoutrement — [ akutrəmɑ̃ ] n. m. • 1498; de accoutrer 1 ♦ Vx Vêtements. 2 ♦ Mod. Habillement étrange, ridicule. ⇒ affublement, défroque, déguisement, fagotage. Un accoutrement bizarre, grotesque. « Que signifie cet accoutrement ? » (Musset). ● accoutrement… …

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  • 12 Uniforms of the Canadian Forces — Prior to unification in 1968, the uniforms of the Canadian Army, Royal Canadian Navy (RCN) and Royal Canadian Air Force (RCAF) were similar to their counterparts in the forces of the United Kingdom and other Commonwealth countries, save for… …

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  • 14 Order of the Garter — Arms of the Order of the Garter Awarded by the Sovereign of the United Kingdom …

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  • 16 Indian Head test card — The Indian Head Test Card was a black and white television test pattern which was introduced in 1939 by RCA of Harrison, New Jersey as a part of the RCA TK 1 Monoscope. 20th century television later became so important socially that this purely… …

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  • 17 4th Infantry Regiment (United States) — Infobox Military Unit unit name=4th Infantry Regiment caption=4th Infantry coat of arms country=USA type=Regiment branch=Regular Army dates=March, 1812 January 31, 1947; October 1, 1948 Present. specialization=Infantry command structure= size=Two …

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  • 18 Uniforms of the United States Marine Corps — The Uniforms of the United States Marine Corps serve to distinguish Marines from members of other services. Among current uniforms in the United States Armed Forces, the Marines uniforms have been in service the longest. The Marine Dress Blue… …

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  • 19 accoutrement — [[t]əku͟ːtrəmənt[/t]] accoutrements N COUNT: usu pl, usu with supp, oft N of n Accoutrements are all the things you have with you when you travel or when you take part in a particular activity. [HUMOROUS or OLD FASHIONED] I loved stationery and… …

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  • 20 Historical reenactment — Reenactment redirects here. For the 1968 Romanian film, see The Reenactment. Reenactment of the Gradara (Italy) siege of the 1446 …

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