- the furnishings, accessories, or outfit of a ship, army, expedition, etc.; equipment
- a carriage, esp. one with horses and liveried servants
- toilet articles
- a case for these
- Archaic retinue; body of attendants
Origin of equipageMiddle French from esquiper: see equip
- Equipment or furnishings.
- a. A horse-drawn carriage with attendants.b. The carriage itself.
- Archaic A retinue, as of a noble or royal personage.
- Archaic a. A set of small household articles, such as a tea service.b. A collection of small articles for personal use.
Origin of equipageFrench équipage from équiper to equip ; see equip .
(countable and uncountable, plural equipages)
OriginSee also: équipage
From Middle French equippage, from equipper.