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noun (plural: accessaries)
  1. (obsolete): One who, not being present, contributes as an assistant or instigator to the commission of an offense.
adjective 
  1. (obsolete): accompany, Accompanying as a subordinate; additional; accessory; especially, uniting in, or contributing to, a crime, but not as chief actor. See accessory.
Quotations
  • To both their deaths thou shalt be accessary. - Shakespeare, Richard III, I-iii
  • Amongst many secondary and accessary causes that support monarchy, these are not of least reckoning. - Milton
  • Etymology: Confer accessory and Late Latin accessarius.


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