An accessory or other item associated with a particular activity or style of living: all the appurtenances of luxurious travel
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- For those of us not equipped with brass appurtenances, reducing investment risk is often a goal.
- The wall folds around necessary culinary appurtenances and exposes the kitchen to the rest of the living spaces.
- Or was it not possible that over the years I had acquired an understanding that the presence of a few bourgeois appurtenances in the backcountry wouldn't cause the planets to alter their orbits?
Middle English: from Old French apertenance, based on late Latin appertinere 'belong to' (see appertain).
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