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accoutre

[uh-koo-ter] /əˈku tər/
verb (used with object), accoutred, accoutring. Chiefly British
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accoutre

/əˈkuːtə/
verb
1.
(transitive; usually passive) to provide with equipment or dress, esp military
Word Origin
C16: from Old French accoustrer to equip with clothing, ultimately related to Latin consuere to sew together
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