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(Ap*pall"ing), a. Such as to appall; as, an appalling accident. Ap*pall"ing*ly, adv.
(Ap*pall"ment) n. Depression occasioned by terror; dismay. [Obs.] Bacon.
(Ap"pa*nage) n. [F. apanage, fr. OF. apaner to nourish, support, fr. LL. apanare to furnish
with bread, to provision; L. ad + pains bread.]
1. The portion of land assigned by a sovereign prince for the subsistence of his younger sons.
2. A dependency; a dependent territory.
3. That which belongs to one by custom or right; a natural adjunct or accompaniment. "Wealth . . . the
appanage of wit." Swift.
(Ap*pan"a*gist) n. [F. apanagiste.] A prince to whom an appanage has been granted.
(Ap*par"ail*lyng) n. [See Apparel, n. & v.] Preparation. [Obs.] Chaucer.
(Ap"pa*ratus) n.; pl. Apparatus, also rarely Apparatuses [L., from apparare, apparatum,
to prepare; ad + prepare to make ready.]
1. Things provided as means to some end.
2. Hence: A full collection or set of implements, or utensils, for a given duty, experimental or operative; any
complex instrument or appliance, mechanical or chemical, for a specific action or operation; machinery; mechanism.
3. (Physiol.) A collection of organs all of which unite in a common function; as, the respiratory apparatus.
(Ap*par"el) n. [OE. apparel, apareil, OF. apareil, appareil, preparation, provision, furniture,
OF. apareiller to match, prepare, F. appareiller; OF. a (L. ad) + pareil like, similar, fr. LL. pariculus,
dim. of L. par equal. See Pair.]
1. External clothing; vesture; garments; dress; garb; external habiliments or array.
Fresh in his new apparel, proud and young.
At public devotion his resigned carriage made religion appear in the natural apparel of simplicity.
2. A small ornamental piece of embroidery worn on albs and some other ecclesiastical vestments.
3. (Naut.) The furniture of a ship, as masts, sails, rigging, anchors, guns, etc.
Syn. Dress; clothing; vesture; garments; raiment; garb; costume; attire; habiliments.
(Ap*par"el), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Appareled, or Apparelled ; p. pr. & vb. n. Appareling, or
Apparelling.] [OF. apareiller.]
1. To make or get (something) ready; to prepare. [Obs.] Chaucer.
2. To furnish with apparatus; to equip; to fit out.
Ships . . . appareled to fight.
3. To dress or clothe; to attire.
They which are gorgeously appareled, and live delicately, are in kings' courts.
Luke vii. 25.