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 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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