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paraphernalia

(Apparatus), noun accessories, accompaniments, accouterments, apparatus, appliances, attachments, contrivances, conveniences, equipage, equipment, gear, impedimenta, implements, instruments, material, supplies, tools, utensils

paraphernalia

(Personal belongings), noun accessories, appointments, assets, chattels, effects, estate, goods, holdings, merchandise, movables, parcels, perquisites, perronal effects, personal estate, personal property, personalty, possessions, property, resources, seisin, trappings

paraphernalia

in English law, a wife's apparel, jewellery and the like.

PARAPHERNALIA. The name given to all such things as a woman has a right to retain as her own property, after her husband's death; they consist generally of her clothing, jewels, and ornaments suitable to her condition, which she used personally during his life.
     2. These, when not extravagant, she has a right to retain even against creditors; and, although in his lifetime the husband might have given them away, he cannot bequeath such ornaments and jewels by his will. 2 Bl. Com. 430; 2 Supp. to Ves. jr. 376; 5 Com. Dig. 230; 2 Com. Dig. 212; 11 Vin. Ab. 176; 4 Bouv. Inst. n. 8996-7.

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Harris and Mohtadi are accused of operating a national distribution company for drug paraphernalia via two Web sites.
At the trial, Walley was convicted of the paraphernalia and possession charge and sentenced to eight years in prison.
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Davis 28, of Percy, was arrested June 17 by Percy police and charged with unlawful possession of a controlled substance, criminal trespass to land, and unlawful possession of drug paraphernalia. Bond was set at $25,000.
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Officers based in Chorlton said drug paraphernalia was also found in the property as part of the operation, including lighting and an irrigation system used to cultivate the plants.
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