Accouterment



personal clothing, accessories, etc.
the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier.
Historical Examples

This accouterment was formerly completed by a gun to defend the flock against wolves, and a stove for preparing meals.
Scientific American Supplement, No. 821, Sep. 26, 1891 Various

Any one chancing to observe the boys as they thus set out would surely have found his curiosity aroused by their accouterment.
The Auto Boys’ Quest James A Braden

Behind him boots crunched and food pails clattered against some other part of the men’s accouterment.
Men in War Andreas Latzko

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