caparison

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ca·par·i·son

 (kə-păr′ĭ-sən)
n.
1. An ornamental covering for a horse or for its saddle or harness; trappings.
2. Richly ornamented clothing; finery.
tr.v. ca·par·i·soned, ca·par·i·son·ing, ca·par·i·sons
1. To outfit (a horse) with an ornamental covering.
2. To dress (another) in rich clothing.

[Obsolete French caparasson, from Old Spanish caparazón, from Medieval Latin cappa, cloak; see cape1.]
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caparison

(kəˈpærɪsən)
n
1. (Military) a decorated covering for a horse or other animal, esp (formerly) for a warhorse
2. rich or elaborate clothing and ornaments
vb
(Military) (tr) to put a caparison on
[C16: via obsolete French from Old Spanish caparazón saddlecloth, probably from capa cape1]
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ca•par•i•son

(kəˈpær ə sən)

n.
1. a decorative covering for a horse or for the tack or harness of a horse; trappings.
2. rich and sumptuous clothing or equipment.
v.t.
3. to cover with a caparison.
4. to dress richly; deck.
[1585–95; < Middle French caparasson (now caparaçon) < Old Spanish caparazón, akin to capa cape1]
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caparison

- A cloth or covering spread over the saddle or harness of a horse, often ornamented; this word can also mean "housings, trappings."
See also related terms for saddle.
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caparison


Past participle: caparisoned
Gerund: caparisoning

Imperative
caparison
caparison
Present
I caparison
you caparison
he/she/it caparisons
we caparison
you caparison
they caparison
Preterite
I caparisoned
you caparisoned
he/she/it caparisoned
we caparisoned
you caparisoned
they caparisoned
Present Continuous
I am caparisoning
you are caparisoning
he/she/it is caparisoning
we are caparisoning
you are caparisoning
they are caparisoning
Present Perfect
I have caparisoned
you have caparisoned
he/she/it has caparisoned
we have caparisoned
you have caparisoned
they have caparisoned
Past Continuous
I was caparisoning
you were caparisoning
he/she/it was caparisoning
we were caparisoning
you were caparisoning
they were caparisoning
Past Perfect
I had caparisoned
you had caparisoned
he/she/it had caparisoned
we had caparisoned
you had caparisoned
they had caparisoned
Future
I will caparison
you will caparison
he/she/it will caparison
we will caparison
you will caparison
they will caparison
Future Perfect
I will have caparisoned
you will have caparisoned
he/she/it will have caparisoned
we will have caparisoned
you will have caparisoned
they will have caparisoned
Future Continuous
I will be caparisoning
you will be caparisoning
he/she/it will be caparisoning
we will be caparisoning
you will be caparisoning
they will be caparisoning
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been caparisoning
you have been caparisoning
he/she/it has been caparisoning
we have been caparisoning
you have been caparisoning
they have been caparisoning
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been caparisoning
you will have been caparisoning
he/she/it will have been caparisoning
we will have been caparisoning
you will have been caparisoning
they will have been caparisoning
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been caparisoning
you had been caparisoning
he/she/it had been caparisoning
we had been caparisoning
you had been caparisoning
they had been caparisoning
Conditional
I would caparison
you would caparison
he/she/it would caparison
we would caparison
you would caparison
they would caparison
Past Conditional
I would have caparisoned
you would have caparisoned
he/she/it would have caparisoned
we would have caparisoned
you would have caparisoned
they would have caparisoned
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.caparison - stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorsecaparison - stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
bard - an ornamental caparison for a horse
horsecloth - a cloth for the trapping of a horse
saddlery, stable gear, tack - gear for a horse
Verb1.caparison - put a caparison on; "caparison the horses for the festive occasion"
adorn, decorate, grace, ornament, embellish, beautify - make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.; "Decorate the room for the party"; "beautify yourself for the special day"
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Translations

caparison

[kəˈpærɪsn]
A. Ncaparazón m, gualdrapa f; [of person] → vestido m rico, galas fpl; (= harness etc) → equipo m
B. VTengualdrapar
gaily caparisonedbrillantemente enjaezado (fig) → brillantemente vestido
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caparison

(liter)
nSchabracke f (old)
vtmit einer Schabracke bedecken (old)
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