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accoutre

[ uh-koo-ter ]
/ əˈku tər /
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verb (used with object), ac·cou·tred, ac·cou·tring.

Chiefly British. a variant of accouter.

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Example sentences from the Web for accoutre

  • Let us exchange shields, and accoutre ourselves in Grecian suits; whether craft or courage, who will ask of an enemy?

  • Dietrich then donned his armour and was assisted to accoutre himself by Hildebrand.

British Dictionary definitions for accoutre

accoutre

US accouter

/ (əˈkuːtə) /

verb

(tr; usually passive) to provide with equipment or dress, esp military

Word Origin for accoutre

C16: from Old French accoustrer to equip with clothing, ultimately related to Latin consuere to sew together
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