(redirected from accoutrements)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.
See: equipment
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
A booming housing market on lower interest rates fueled other sales, such as accoutrements for the home and home electronics.
In this story, published 13 years ago, we outlined a process--assiduously tested by staff members--of forming ordinary hardware screening into Caribbean carnival-style masks and decorating them with colored masking tape, yarn, and other accoutrements.
Steffan Hammond has created a guitar and stand that stores all the musical accoutrements such as plectrums and pedals.
Designed by a company associated with a home plans outfit and rather obviously not by architects, the accoutrements stuffed into the half million dollar building suggest that the Big Things for the coming year are giant tvs and (unlike last year when wiring new houses up for networks was hot) wireless networks--which need nothing at all in the way of installation from the builder.
Forced engagement and renewed frustration with internists, specialists, and HMOs have also left us with the desire to dabble in acupressure and aromatherapy as if there wasn't a time when these pursuits would have seemed exotic and laughable as the accoutrements of health for rich white people.
think of all of those tricked-out Dodge Ram pickups: many of those accoutrements may have come from a dealer).
Still others have compared him to Ed Gein (on whom The Silence of the Lambs is based), the serial killer who turned the corpses of his victims into household accoutrements, skulls into soup bowls, skins into lampshades.
And, finally, as if these markers were not enough to establish class identity, t he middle class was further demarcated by its apparently unique reverence for domestic relations, this class having a seeming lock on the respectable familialism that sustained a gendered sensibility around separate spheres and an attachment to provisioning one's children with the accoutrements of the good life's continuity.
Sekou uses the chapter to discuss how the hip-hop generation has found sanctuary, an almost religious salvation via hip-hop accoutrements.
Such notions, suggests Daniels, help explain some of Wonder Woman s crime-fighting accoutrements, especially her "magic lasso" that--shades of a lie detector
While not as aesthetically lovely as other building accoutrements, this original feature was certainly built with safety and security for building residents as a primary factor.
I should've been more steadfast in committing to paper the existence of the trace left by treading the dead brush of a meadow parched at the end of summer and the accoutrements of the journey the load of books hauled from one house to another so today I'd know how or what to call even the empty spaces .