Caparison

Definition of Caparison

Ca`par´i`son
n.1.An ornamental covering or housing for a horse; the harness or trappings of a horse, taken collectively, especially when decorative.
Their horses clothed with rich caparison.
- Drylen.
2.Gay or rich clothing.
My heart groans beneath the gay caparison.
- Smollett.
v. t.1.
1.To cover with housings, as a horse; to harness or fit out with decorative trappings, as a horse.
2.To adorn with rich dress; to dress.

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accouterments, back band, backstrap, bearing rein, bellyband, bit, blinders, blinds, breeching, bridle, cavesson, checkrein, cheekpiece, chinband, cinch, collar, crownband, crupper, curb, furnishings, gag swivel, getup, girth, hackamore, halter, hames, hametugs, harness, headgear, headstall, hip straps, horse blanket, horsecloth, housing, jaquima, jerk line, lines, livery, martingale, noseband, outfit, pole strap, reins, ribbons, rig, saddle, saddle blanket, saddlecloth, shaft tug, side check, snaffle, surcingle, tack, tackle, things, trappings, trousseau, tug, turnout, wardrobe, winker braces, yoke
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