American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- v. To outfit and equip, as for military duty. See Synonyms at furnish.
- v. transitive To furnish with dress or equipments, especially those for military service; to equip; to attire; to array.
GNU Webster's 1913
- v. To furnish with dress, or equipments, esp. those for military service; to equip; to attire; to array.
- v. provide with military equipment
- French accoutrer, from Old French acoustrer, arrange, equip : a-, to (from Latin ad-; see ad-) + coustrer, sew; see couture. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Granted, they should give it a more dignified name and accouter it better.”
“Had the circumstances been happier, Ada thought, this would have been like the hair contest, a game of dress-up against which they might wager to see who could accouter herself most convincing as a man.”
“His old garments and accouter-ments he had tied up in a bundle, which he carried by a sling over one shoulder.”
“Valleys and sweet plains, waterfalls and rivers, glades where lovers would have walked and confluences where towns could have been built, the lovely island had all these accouter-ments, these alluring invitations to civilization.”
“One who pleads the cause of another, as in a legal or ecclesiastical court. accouter v. To dress. aerial adj.”
“It is a allegation in adjustment to accept a allusive Military career for you to accouter yourself and butt a specialization whether it is in the army, navy, or air force.”
“Her "Primrose" accouter, a unmistakeable patterned, sailing -- necked miniequip was charming, but less so the be zoologicals she subjected to the catwalk in the distinction of uncultured rights.”
“NTG and I looked at accouter and said "Ian, we are proud of you.”
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