Accouterments


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Ac`cou´ter`ments


n. pl.1.Dress; trappings; equipment; specifically, the devices and equipments worn by soldiers.
How gay with all the accouterments of war!
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Stores of wood were brought for the night, shelters were rigged up for the officers, caldrons were being boiled, and muskets and accouterments put in order.
Conversation was forbidden; arms and accouterments were denied the right to rattle.
While one of these loiterers showed the red skin and wild accouterments of a native of the woods, the other exhibited, through the mask of his rude and nearly savage equipments, the brighter, though sun-burned and long-faced complexion of one who might claim descent from a European parentage.
Presently the sounds of pursuit became audible in the distant clanking of accouterments and the whistling call to arms of the kaldanes.
It was the rattling of the accouterments of the foremost warrior which warned me.
And with his soiled and disordered dress, his red and inflamed features surmounted by the dingy rag with its spot of blood, his wildly swinging rifle and banging accouterments, he looked to be an insane soldier.