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Word: appurtenances

Definition: subordinate possessions; something added to a more important thing


Sentences Containing 'appurtenances'

Clarke has lately maintained that this island, as well as New Caledonia, should be considered as appurtenances of Australia.
Most physical mediums make use of a traditional array of tools and appurtenances, including spirit trumpets, spirit cabinets, and levitation tables.
These hamlets are south west along the Great Stour and to the south east. Mystole is rich in heritage due to its focal point, Mystole House, a remarkable 16th century historic building, with architectural Grade II* status and former appurtenances/outbuildings: Grade II* listed Mystole Coach House; its Park; listed orangery; tennis court; Archway Lodge; The Tetherings and Stable House.

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