accoutrements


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ac·cou·tre·ment

or ac·cou·ter·ment  (ə-ko͞o′trə-mənt, -tər-)
n.
1. often accoutrements An accessory item of equipment or dress.
2. often accoutrements Military equipment other than uniforms and weapons.
3. accoutrements Outward forms of recognition; trappings: cathedral ceilings, heated swimming pools, and other accoutrements signaling great wealth.
4. Archaic The act of accoutring.
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accoutrements

[əˈkuːtrəmənts] accouterments (US) [əˈkuːtəmənts] NPL (frm) → equipo msing, avíos mpl

accoutrements

[əˈkuːtrəmənts] accouterments [əˈkuːtərmənts] (US) npl (= paraphernalia) → attirail m
the accoutrements of sth → tout ce qui va avec qch

accoutrements

, (US also) accouterments
plAusrüstung f; the accoutrements of the tradedas Handwerkszeug

accoutrements

[əˈkuːtrəmənts] npl (frm, hum) → equipaggiamento msg
References in classic literature ?
Many of them looked more like Indians than white men in their garbs and accoutrements, and their very horses were caparisoned in barbaric style, with fantastic trappings.
As he would have to leave his horses and their accoutrements here, he determined to make this a trading post, where the trappers and hunters, to be distributed about the country, might repair; and where the traders might touch on their way through the mountains to and from the establishment at the mouth of the Columbia.
Just before dark they had been close enough for us to plainly distinguish that they were green Martians, and all during the long night we distinctly heard the clanking of their accoutrements behind us.
With all solemnity I set it down here, that those horses were the hardest lot I ever did come across, and their accoutrements were in exquisite keeping with their style.
About his waist he wore an old brass-buckled leather belt, which was the one thing solid in his whole accoutrement.
Strange to relate, this ludicrous accoutrement was far from moving me to laughter.
Contract notice: supply of a tall patrol vessel, with its corresponding equipment and accoutrements, to the maritime service of the civil guard
Precious Indian Weapons: And Other Princely Accoutrements
In "Precious Indian Weapons: And Other Princely Accoutrements" he has drawn upon his impressive expertise and experience to produce a truly spectacular collection of nearly 200 jeweled weapons and priceless accoutrements from the Indian subcontinent that was assembled over many decades by Sheikh Nasser and Sheikha Hussah al-Sabah for The al-Sabah Collection, Kuwait.
This tabletop vignette has shiny features such as glass accoutrements from Croatia, corrugated glasses, an hourglass and a velvet box with metallic trim from India, glass vase with brass trim from China, gilt picture frames from Italy, gilt vases from Thailand and brass bottles and candleholders.
For example, the Merriam-Webster and American Heritage dictionaries give accoutrements the French spelling.
The agreement between the two countries, which underlines cooperation in research and development in the defense industry, the production of military accoutrements and providing technical assistance in modernizing those accoutrements, was signed on May 7, 2013.