Items can have attributes, like blessed/uncursed/cursed (BUC) status.
“BUC is an acronym meaning blessed/uncursed/cursed. It is usually used in phrases such as "BUC...BUC
“In NetHack, many varieties of items can stack into one inventory slot. This includes: gems...Stackable
“An enchantment is the bonus (or penalty) that some items have (a+1 leather armor, for example...Enchantment
“Certain nasty items will autocurse themselves (that is, instantly become cursed), so exercise...Autocursing