Caparisoned
Caparison Ca*par"i*son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Caparisoned}p. pr. & vb. n. {Caparisoning}.] [Cf. F capara[,c]onner.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cover with housings, as a horse; to harness or fit out with decorative trappings, as a horse. [1913 Webster]

The steeds, caparisoned with purple, stand. --Dryden. [1913 Webster]

2. To adorn with rich dress; to dress. [1913 Webster]

I am caparisoned like a man. --Shak. [1913 Webster] ||


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • caparisoned — clothed clothed adj. 1. wearing clothing. [Narrower terms: {adorned(predicate), bedecked(predicate), decked(predicate), decked out(predicate)}; {appareled, attired, clad, dressed, garbed, garmented, habilimented, robed}; {arrayed, panoplied};… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • caparisoned — adjective in medieval times a caparisoned horse was one covered in a decorated cloth …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • caparisoned — adjective a) Having a richly ornamented harness. b) Dressed in richly ornamented finery …   Wiktionary

  • caparisoned — ca·par·i·son || kÉ™ pærɪsn n. decorative covering for a horse; fancy dress, rich clothing v. decorate a horse; dress up …   English contemporary dictionary

  • caparisoned — adjective clothed in finery (especially a horse in ornamental trappings) • Similar to: ↑clothed, ↑clad …   Useful english dictionary

  • be caparisoned — be decked out in rich decorative coverings. → caparison …   English new terms dictionary

  • Riderless horse — The riderless horse or caparisoned horse (in reference to its ornamental coverings, which have a detailed protocol all to themselves) is the single riderless horse with boots reversed in the stirrups that follows the caisson carrying the casket… …   Wikipedia

  • Culture of Thrissur — The colonial building, which houses Trichur Public Library and also Thrissur Town Hall, is one of the oldest buildings in Thrissur, which was built in 1873 . Thrissur   …   Wikipedia

  • Caparison — Ca*par i*son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Caparisoned}p. pr. & vb. n. {Caparisoning}.] [Cf. F capara[,c]onner.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cover with housings, as a horse; to harness or fit out with decorative trappings, as a horse. [1913 Webster] The steeds …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Caparisoning — Caparison Ca*par i*son, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Caparisoned}p. pr. & vb. n. {Caparisoning}.] [Cf. F capara[,c]onner.] [1913 Webster] 1. To cover with housings, as a horse; to harness or fit out with decorative trappings, as a horse. [1913 Webster]… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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