Caparison Definition

kə-părĭ-sən
caparisons
noun
caparisons
An ornamented covering for a horse; trappings.
Webster's New World
Clothing, equipment, and ornaments; outfit.
Webster's New World
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verb
caparisons
To cover (a horse) with trappings.
Webster's New World
To adorn with rich clothing; deck out.
Webster's New World
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Other Word Forms of Caparison

Noun

Singular:
caparison
Plural:
caparisons

Origin of Caparison

  • Obsolete French caparasson from Old Spanish caparazón from Medieval Latin cappa cloak cape1

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Middle French caparaçon, from Old Spanish caparazón, from Old Provençal capairon.

    From Wiktionary

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