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accoutred

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • adj accoutred provided with necessary articles of equipment for a specialized purpose (especially military) "troops accoutered for battle","properly accoutered for the trip"
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Usage

In literature:

Cannons, guns, accoutrements, in fact the whole equipment of the army, were lost.
"History of the United States, Volume 2 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The men cast away their arms and accoutrements, and, as the pursuit continued, even their clothing.
"Our Soldiers" by W.H.G. Kingston
Those already on the ground are similarly armed, and accoutred.
"The Death Shot" by Mayne Reid
The latter appeared to be gaining upon his vengeful pursuer, who, burdened with his accoutrements, ran heavily.
"The War Trail" by Mayne Reid
For himself there was nothing but to drop after his accoutrements.
"Laramie Holds the Range" by Frank H. Spearman
For accoutrements I have a pouch and a flask, both slung under the right arm.
"The Scalp Hunters" by Mayne Reid
When I passed to the barn in the rear, I found to my astonishment, a sorrel stallion, magnificently accoutred.
"Campaigns of a Non-Combatant," by George Alfred Townsend
He began to examine the accoutrements of the men.
"The Best Short Stories of 1919" by Various
Thus accoutred, he betook himself to the new Piazza of Santa Maria, Bruno following him to see how the thing should go.
"The Decameron of Giovanni Boccaccio" by Giovanni Boccaccio
First of all Freddy and I had gone to the Nun's House to ask for Irma's box and accoutrement.
"The Dew of Their Youth" by S. R. Crockett
You will be provided with a free passage, uniform, accoutrements, and rations, and your pay to commence from the day you land.
"Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo" by W. Cope Devereux
All their accoutrements are of the most expensive kind.
"The World's Greatest Books, Volume 19" by Various
He stared at them, fascinated by the jingling and clattering of their accoutrements.
"The Northern Iron" by George A. Birmingham
I was bravely accoutred.
"The Strange Adventures of Captain Dangerous, Vol. 2 of 3" by George Augustus Sala
He examined all the accoutrements of her mount minutely.
"The Wind Before the Dawn" by Dell H. Munger
Cold work it was too in the early winter mornings to wash him down, groom him and keep the saddlery and accoutrements in order.
"The Chronicles of a Gay Gordon" by José Maria Gordon
We are preparing the accoutrements you ordered for the horse, but they will take time.
"The Diplomatic Correspondence of the American Revolution, Vol. I" by Various
His Majesty's coach was escorted by a strong detachment of the Oxford Blues, accoutred as cuirassiers.
"Coronation Anecdotes" by Giles Gossip
Above the bed were shelves and hooks for accoutrements, and other possessions.
"Soldiers of the Queen" by Harold Avery
Thus accoutred with a fur cap, and so on, he may bid defiance to the wind and weather.
"Little Masterpieces of Science: Explorers" by Various
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In poetry:

Thy Torah has his worship,
He runs, to taste its charms,
Before Thee like a warrior,
Accoutred in his arms.
"For A Marriage" by Shlomo ibn Gabirol
She booked all the orders and tin,
Accoutred in showy fal-lal,
At a two-fifty Restaurant, in
The glittering Palais Royal.
"Lorenzo De Lardy" by William Schwenck Gilbert
At length arrived the wedding day;
Accoutred in the usual way
Appeared the bridal body;
The worthy clergyman began,
When in the gallant Captain ran
And cried, "Behold your TODDY!"
"The Sensation Captain" by William Schwenck Gilbert

In news:

Comfortable enough to supplant a Sealy, this inflatable boasts such accoutrements as adjustable incline and recline settings for both back and legs.
The cool, smoky R&B of Nick Waterhouse has all of its vintage accoutrements perfectly on display, but Waterhouse is no blast from the past.
Fashion insiders are like shopaholics on speed who hoard garb, shoes, bags and accoutrements faster and at higher frequency than the average mall rat.
For running the Rock n' Roll half-marathon, I received a swag bag with some samples of granola bars, a shirt, a medal, a really good brunch, and some welts on my chest, shoulders and arm from my running clothes and accoutrement.
Cessna's Caravan goes plush, with all the accoutrements of a jet (except the speed).
Jenny's Dulceria carries all the accoutrements you'd need to trick out a kid's birthday party -- invitations, curling ribbon, decorations, cups and plates, and, of course, brightly colored piñatas decorated with cartoon characters.
Keeping warm is all about cozy-chic accoutrements.
Callaway Golf — the big maker of golf clubs, balls, and other accoutrements — has hit an errant shot that may plunk its shareholders on the head.
The sit-down with Drake in April's GQ makes the 25-year-old rapper out to be a quick study in the cornier accoutrements of wealth and fame.
Heineken ups their design ante, showing a plethora of newfangled gear crafted from familiar bar accoutrement.
Stock up on body jewelry, fancy panties and bad-ass accoutrements that will showcase your sensational sensibilities.
CHARLES TOWN-Women know a beauty spa offers more than just services that ease a tired back or shape toe nails into sexy, physical accoutrements.
What to do about a boyfriend who's not into a grown woman's erotic accoutrements.
This steel-topped, wooden-legged side table seeks to tidy up our cables, offering a specially designed slot on top for all our digital accoutrements.
Both counter and booths are stylishly sleek and the accoutrements comfortable.
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