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 dislike for the accoutrement stems back to 1982 when I was asked to wear pink roses in my hair to a family wedding.
Flower Crowns Are Phony and Must Die Sara Lieberman September 4, 2014

This more intimate look at the first ladies—or at least their accoutrement—opens to the public Nov. 19.
Smithsonian’s First Ladies Collection Offers More Intimate Look at History Robin Givhan November 17, 2011

Historical Examples

The accoutrement lay by the chair its owner had been lounging in.
Red Men and White Owen Wister

The men-at-arms sank to their knees with a rattle and ring of accoutrement.
Under the Witches’ Moon Nathan Gallizier

But the portion of his accoutrement which was perhaps the most remarkable has not been mentioned yet.
Lippincott’s Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 15, No. 90, June, 1875 Various

The accoutrement (ala) presumably was the addition of fittings.
The Bbur-nma in English Babur, Emperor of Hindustan

She sewed upon every accoutrement a design done in scarlet beads, showing a picture of a little red foot.
The Little Red Foot Robert W. Chambers

That the accoutrement is so arranged that it will not rattle or glisten in the sunlight.
The Plattsburg Manual O.O. Ellis and E.B. Garey

Review and inspection test its skill in evolution, as well as in equipment, accoutrement, care of weapons and general efficiency.
The Army Mule and Other War Sketches Henry A. Castle

equipment worn by soldiers in addition to their clothing and weapons
(usually pl) clothing, equipment, etc; trappings: the correct accoutrements for any form of sport


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