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accoutrementaccessory

Definition of the noun accoutrement

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noun - plural: accoutrements

  1. clothing that is worn or carried, but not part of your main clothing

Alternative definition of the noun accoutrement

noun

  1. an accessory
  2. apparatus needed for a task or journey
  3. military equipment other than weapons and uniform
  4. See trappings.

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Google previewThe Complete Idiot's Guide to 5-Minute Appetizers (2003)

by Tod Dimmick

accoutrement An accoutrement is an accompaniment, trapping, or garnish. When we talk about appetizers, accoutrements are the garnishes. al dente Italian for "to the tooth." Refers to pasta (or other ingredient such as rice) that is neither soft ...

Google previewThe Unofficial Guide to New York City (2010)

by Eve Zibart

candle sconces, and a few low-hanging, unobtrusive chandeliers; the only missing accoutrement is the club's namesake (eliminated by the smoking ban). Musicians and listeners alike praise the sound system; performances, includingjam ...

Google previewCrossing the Border, A Collection of Short Stories

VII March is the center of the damp season here, when one's most important accoutrement is a good dehumidifier. April marks the beginning of the return of summer, ...

Google previewTime Out Rio de Janeiro (2007)

by Time Out

A crucial, almost obligatory, beach accoutrement is the square piece of lycra known as the sunga. Both straight and gay locals wear this piece of swimwear almost as a uniform. Copacabana beach Avenida Atlântica The area between the ...

Google previewRoutledge Revivals: Medieval Scandinavia (1993) (2017)

An Encyclopedia by Phillip Pulsiano, Kirsten Wolf

” Freyja's most important accoutrement is the brisingamen, a valuable object of unknown form, ...

Google previewThe Photographic News (1866)

Furthermore, we wear a pair of cavalry boots, perfectly water-tight; this part of the accoutrement is a sine qua non, if health is an important consideration. In addition, and finally, our better-half frequently sticks into a side pocket, or into the pail, ...

Google previewThe Photographic News: A Weekly Record of the Progress of Photography. Ed. by William Crookes, and by G. Wharton Simpson (1866)

by William Crookes

Furthermore, we wear a pair of cavalry boots, perfectly water-tight; this part of the accoutrement is a sine qua non, if health is an important consideration. In addition, and finally, our better-half frequently sticks into a side pocket, or into the pail, ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed. by the author (1802)

by Samuel Johnson

ACCOUTREMENT./ { accoutrement ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the author. To which is prefixed, A grammar of the English language (1792)

by Samuel Johnson

ACCOUTREMENT. / [ accoutrement ...

Google previewA dictionary of the English language. Abstracted from the folio ed., by the author. To which is prefixed, an English grammar. To this ed. are added, a history of the English language [&c.]. (1768)

by Samuel Johnson

ACCOUTREMENT. / [accoutrement, Fr.] Dress, equipage, trappings, ornaments. Sbak.

Google previewThe Dictionary of Shakespeare Words (2011)

by BookCaps, BookCaps Study Guides Staff

Accoutrement - (a-KOOT-re-ment) what a person wears or the decorations of an object, be it clothing or jewelry. Can also be used symbolically, to refer to the outside appearance of something, when the inner truth is something else entirely.

Google previewA complete dictionary of synonyms and antonyms or synonyms and words of opposite meaning

by S. Fallows

Robes, garments, clothing, vestments, habiliment, habit, raiment, clothes, garb, apparel, accoutrement, livery, uniform, costume. ANT. Nudity, divestment, exposure, denudation, bareness, disarray, disbabilie, tatters, rags, patches, shreds.

Google previewHistorical Encyclopedia of U.S. Independent Counsel Investigations (2000)

by Gerald S. Greenberg

Political cartoonists depicted the independent counsel as a required accoutrement of residence in the nation's capital. Still, there was no place an interested researcher could go to ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the English and Singhalese, and Singhalese and English Languages (1821)

Under the Patronage of the Government of Ceylon by Benjamin Clough

- Accoutrement, s. 33)xtodeo, ow ...

Google previewA Military Dictionary, Comprising Terms, Scientific and Otherwise, Connected with the Science of War (1876)

by G. E. Major-general Voyle

Hospital For arm-chests, accoutrement chests, stationery chest, &c. Actual weight when necessarily conveyed. 18 And 1J cwt. additional for every 10 men over 60 per troop or company. Travelling Expenses. — Married Establishment. 13.

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Accoutrement Meaning

Video shows what accoutrement means. The act of accoutering.. An article of clothing or equipment, in particular when used as an accessory.. apparatus ...

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Scrabble value of A1C3C3O1U1T1R1E1M3E1N1T1

The value of this 12-letter word is 18 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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