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ACCOUTREMENT (a French word, probably...

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Originally appearing in Volume V01, Page 125 of the 1911 Encyclopedia Britannica.
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ACCOUTREMENT (a French word, probably derived from d and coustre or coutre, an old word meaning one who has charge of the vestments in a church), clothing, apparel; a term used especially, in the plural, of the military equipment of a soldier other than his arms and clothing.
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