caparison, trapping, housing(verb)
stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
caparison, bard, barde, dress up(verb)
put a caparison on
"caparison the horses for the festive occasion"
The often ornamental coverings for an animal, especially a horse or an elephant.
To dress up a horse or elephant with ornamental coverings.
Origin: from caparazón.
an ornamental covering or housing for a horse; the harness or trappings of a horse, taken collectively, esp. when decorative
gay or rich clothing
to cover with housings, as a horse; to harness or fit out with decorative trappings, as a horse
to aborn with rich dress; to dress
Origin: [F. caparaon, fr. Sp. caparazon a cover for a saddle, coach, etc.; capa cloak, cover (fr. LL. capa, cf. LL. caparo also fr. capa) + the term. azon. See Cap.]
A caparison is a covering, or cloth, laid over a horse or other animal, especially a pack animal, or horse of state. In modern times, it is used mainly for decoration in parades and for historical reenactments. A similar term is horse-trapper.The word is of Spanish origin, being derived from an augmentative form of the Latin word caput, "head".
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ka-par′is-un, n. the covering of a horse: a rich cloth laid over a war-horse: dress and ornaments generally.—v.t. to cover with a cloth, as a horse: to dress very richly.—adj. Capar′isoned. [Fr. caparaçon—Sp. caparazon, augmentative of capa, a cape, cover—Low L. cappa.]
The numerical value of caparison in Chaldean Numerology is: 4
The numerical value of caparison in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6
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