verb (accoutr, ing)
- (transitive) To furnish with dress, or equipment, especially those for military service; to equip; to attire; to array.
Etymology: French accouter, Old French accoutrer, accoustrer; í (Latin ad) + perhaps Late Latin custor, for custos guardian, sacristan (compare custody), or perhaps akin to English guilt
- Both accoutred like young men. - Shakespeare, Merchant of Venice, III-iv
- For this, in rags accoutred are they seen. - Dryden
- Accoutred with his burden and his staff. - Wordsworth
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