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Tuesday, July 28, 2015
Definitions for accouterment
  1. personal clothing, accessories, etc.
  2. the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier.

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Citations for accouterment
They harbored aged feather boas, shoes of all sizes and styles, all the accouterment of great high school drama. Traci DePree, Dandelions in a Jelly Jar, 2004
There was nothing particularly rebellious in the accouterment in this girl's room. Richard Montanari, The Doll Maker, 2015
Origin of accouterment
1540-1550
Accouterment stems from the Middle French word accouterment from the verb accoutrer meaning "to arrange."
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