paraphernalia


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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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Sergeant Andrew Davies at Bangor police station said: "The warrant was executed at an address on Holyhead Road, Bangor, where controlled drugs were recovered as well as drugs-related paraphernalia.
The court heard that the woman left the two children at home on their own with drug paraphernalia, which was within reach of them and alongside baby products.
I certainly hope those people who disregard their paraphernalia in a public place think about what they are doing because they are putting young people and other people at risk.
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