Caparison meaning

kə-păr'ĭ-sən
An ornamental covering for a horse or for its saddle or harness; trappings.
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Richly ornamented clothing; finery.
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To outfit (a horse) with an ornamental covering.
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To dress (another) in rich clothing.
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An ornamented covering for a horse; trappings.
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Clothing, equipment, and ornaments; outfit.
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To cover (a horse) with trappings.
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To adorn with rich clothing; deck out.
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The often ornamental coverings for an animal, especially a horse or an elephant.
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Gay or rich clothing.
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To dress up a horse or elephant with ornamental coverings.
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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