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- adj. Supplied with essential equipments for a certain intention, particularly military.
- adj. Provided with vital supplies for a precise aim, more specifically for the armed forces.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of accoutre.
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- adj. provided with necessary articles of equipment for a specialized purpose (especially military)
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They were fully accoutred in excellent armour of polished steel, without any device by which they could be distinguished.
Nixon, out of caution perhaps to prevent escape, had muffled the extreme folds of the riding-skirt with which he was accoutred, around his ankles and under his feet, and there secured it with large corking-pins.
But two had riding furniture for the use of females — the one being accoutred with a side-saddle, the other with a pillion attached to the saddle.
Down went armed horse-down went accoutred knight-down went banner and bannerman — down went peaked boot and crowned helmet, and of those who fell not a man escaped with life.
Burgundian yeomen, tall and active-looking men, ready mounted themselves, and holding two saddled horses — the one accoutred for war, the other a spirited jennet, for the purposes of the journey.
Meanwhile all was busy on our hills, and every man that had a sword or lance accoutred himself with it.
Beneath one of these lay stretched something of a grey colour, which, as it drew itself together, exhibited the figure of a man sheathed in armour, but strangely accoutred, and in a manner so bizarre, as to indicate some of the wild fancies peculiar to the knights of that period.
Unless privately armed, however, the minstrel was ill-accoutred for any dangerous occupation.
Now and then a servant girl, nicely but plainly dressed, and fully accoutred with stockings and shoes, would perform this duty; and twice or thrice I remember being admitted by
The monk ordered his mule, and was about to take his leave; and the good dame was still delaying him with questions about the funeral, when a horseman, armed and accoutred, rode into the little court-yard which surrounded the Keep.
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