to equip or outfit, especially with military clothes, equipment, etc.
Dietrich then donned his armour and was assisted to accoutre himself by Hildebrand.
Hero Tales and Legends of the Rhine Lewis Spence
Let us exchange shields, and accoutre ourselves in Grecian suits; whether craft or courage, who will ask of an enemy?
The Aeneid of Virgil Virgil
(transitive; usually passive) to provide with equipment or dress, esp military
also accoutre, 1590s, from French acoutrer, earlier acostrer (13c.) “arrange, dispose, put on (clothing),” originally “sew up,” from Vulgar Latin accosturare “to sew together, sew up,” from Latin ad- “to” (see ad-) + *consutura “a sewing together,” from Latin consutus, past participle of consuere “to sew together,” from con- (see com-) + suere “to sew” (see suture). Related: Accoutered; accoutred; accoutering; accoutring.
. to equip or outfit, especially with military clothes, equipment, etc. Historical Examples It must have been after Ht overcame Ttr that he started his kinsman Parbat to me with tribute and an accoutred horse. The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan For I presume that it is to the wars that ye are […]
personal clothing, accessories, etc. the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier. Contemporary Examples OJST is motivated by a similar aim to spread awareness, although one more focused on the practice of sex and its accoutrement. ‘Oh Joy Sex Toy’: The Internet’s Most Radical Sex-Fueled Comic Strip Rich Goldstein May 9, 2014 My vehement […]
personal clothing, accessories, etc. the equipment, excluding weapons and clothing, of a soldier. Contemporary Examples These gentlemen, said Clausewitz in brief, had the misfortune of mistaking the accoutrements of war for its essential nature. How Clausewitz Invented Modern War James A. Warren November 23, 2014 As with other accoutrements of the high-end lifestyle, not all […]
the wood of a sapele. a seaport in and the capital of Ghana, on the Gulf of Guinea. a republic in West Africa comprising the former colonies of the Gold Coast and Ashanti, the protectorate of the Northern Territories, and the U.N. trusteeship of British Togoland: member of the Commonwealth of Nations since 1957. 91,843 […]