ABSP - Accoutrements
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Accoutrements


Now updated for CSW15. New words, if any, and new inflections of existing words, are shown in red.


baldric an often ornamental belt worn over one shoulder to support a sword or bugle.
baldrick an often ornamental belt worn over one shoulder to support a sword or bugle.
bandelier (Fr.) a shoulder belt for carrying ammunition.
bandoleer (Fr.) a shoulder belt for carrying ammunition.
bandoleered wearing a bandoleer.
bandolier (Fr.) a shoulder belt for carrying ammunition.
bandoliered wearing a bandolier.
barnacled wearing spectacles.
baudric an often ornamental belt worn over one shoulder to support a sword or bugle.
baudrick an often ornamental belt worn over one shoulder to support a sword or bugle.
baudricke (Spenser) the zodiac.
bawdric an often ornamental belt worn over one shoulder to support a sword or bugle.
begoggled wearing goggles.
beltless without a belt.
beltline the waistline.
bifocaled wearing bifocals.
bifocals spectacles with bifocal lenses.
brolly (Coll.) umbrella.
bumbershoot (US sl.) umbrella.
burdash a fringed sash worn by gentlemen in the time of Anne and George.
ceinture (Fr.) a belt for the waist.
chadar (Persian) the large veil worn by Muslim women.
chaddar (Persian) the large veil worn by Muslim women.
chaddor (Persian) the large veil worn by Muslim women.
chador (Persian) the large veil worn by Muslim women.
chatta (Hindi) an umbrella.
cheveron a kid glove.
chuddah (Persian) the large veil worn by Muslim women.
chuddar (Persian) the large veil worn by Muslim women.
chudder (Persian) the large veil worn by Muslim women.
cincture a belt worn around ecclesiastical vestment; (verb) to gird or surround.
collarstud a stud for fastening a collar.
crios (Irish) a multicoloured woollen belt traditionally worn by men in the Aran Islands.
cumberbund (Hindi) a waistband, a sash.
cummerbund (Hindi) a waistband, a sash.
dickeybird a false shirtfront.
dickybird a false shirtfront.
eyeglass a glass to assist the sight, esp a monocle; the lens of an optical instrument to which the eye is applied.
eyepatch a patch worn to protect an injured eye.
eyeshade a piece of stiff, usually tinted, transparent material, worn like the peak of a cap to protect the eyes from the sun or other bright light.
fogle (Sl.) a silk handkerchief.
fourchette (Fr.) a forked reinforcement on the backs of gloves.
foureyed wearing spectacles.
frill an ornamental ruffled edge (verb) to provide with a frill
frilleries -`(Pl.) FRILLERY, an arrangement of frills.
frillery an arrangement of frills.
gamp a large baggy umbrella.
girdle a waistbelt; a cord worn around the waist by a monk, etc; (verb) to enclose with or as with a girdle.
glove a covering for the hand; (verb) to furnish with gloves.
gloveless without gloves.
gorgoneion (Greek) a mask carved in imitation of a Gorgon's head.
handkercher a handkerchief.
handkerchief a small usually square piece of cloth used for usually personal purposes (as blowing the nose) or as a clothing accessory.
hankie (Coll.) handkerchief.
hanky (Coll.) handkerchief.
jambee a light cane, fashionable in the 18th century.
kummerbund (Hindi) a waistband, a sash.
lorgnette (Fr.) a pair of spectacles or opera glasses on a handle.
lorgnon (Fr.) an eyeglass.
mask a covering for the face, or the upper part of it, for concealment; (verb) to conceal with or as with a mask.
mitt any of various glovelike hand coverings, such as one that does not cover the fingers.
mitten any of various glovelike hand coverings, such as one that does not cover the fingers.
mittened wearing mittens.
monocle a single eyeglass.
monocled wearing a monocle.
mouchoir (Fr.) a handkerchief.
muckender (Obs.) a handkerchief.
muff an open-ended cylinder of fur or cloth into which the hands are placed for warmth; (verb) to make a mess of, fail to catch.
napkin a small square of linen, paper, etc, used at table for wiping the mouth and hands, protecting clothing, etc.
niqaab (Arabic) a veil worn by some Muslim women.
niqab (Arabic) a veil covering the face, worn by Muslim women.
ombrella (Obs.) an umbrella.
parasol a light portable screen or canopy carried to give shade from the sun, esp a small light umbrella.
parasoled having a parasol.
patte (Fr.) a narrow band keeping a belt or sash in its place.
pockies (Scots) woollen mittens.
rouched trimmed with a rouche.
rouching a lace trimming.
sash a band or scarf worn round the waist or over the shoulder; (verb) to dress or adorn with a sash.
shash (Obs.) a sash; (verb) to adorn with a sash.
snotrag (Sl.) a handkerchief.
spectacled wearing spectacles.
sunglasses dark-lensed spectacles used to protect the eyes against strong sunlight.
sunshade a parasol; an awning.
sunspecs (Coll.) sunglasses.
sweatband an absorbent wristlet worn by eg tennis players to prevent sweat running down to their hands.
umbrel (Spenser) the visor of a helmet.
umbrella a dome-shaped canopy of light fabric mounted on a stick, carried or set up as a protection against rain or sun; (verb) to shelter with an umbrella.
umbrello (Obs.) an umbrella.
unglove to remove the glove from.
unsashed without a sash.
unspectacled not wearing spectacles.
vajazzle to adorn the female pubis with glittery spangles.
vajazzling the practice of adorning the female pubis with glittery spangles.
varifocals spectacles having differing focal lengths.
veilless having no veil.
vele (Spenser) a veil.
waistband the strip of fabric in a garment that fits round the waist.
waistbelt a belt worn round the waist eg for carrying money.
waistcloth a cloth or wrapper worn about the waist; by extension, such a garment worn about the hips and passing between the thighs.
waistline a line thought of as marking the waist, but not fixed by anatomy in women's fashions.
watchstrap the strap of a watch.
wristband a band worn round the wrist eg to soak up sweat.
wristlet a wristband; a small strap worn around the wrist.
yashmac (Arabic) a double Muslim veil leaving only eyes uncovered.
yashmak (Arabic) a double Muslim veil leaving only eyes uncovered.
yasmak (Arabic) a double Muslim veil leaving only eyes uncovered.
zona (Lat.) a girdle or belt; a zone.
zonulet a small belt or girdle.
zoster (Greek) an ancient Greek waistbelt for men.



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