equipage definition by Webster's New World
Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio. Used by arrangement with John Wiley & Sons, Inc.
- 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: Middle French ; from esquiper: see equip
equipage definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- 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: French équipage, from équiper, to equip; see equip.