Caparison



a decorative covering for a horse or for the tack or harness of a horse; trappings.
rich and sumptuous clothing or equipment.
to cover with a caparison.
to dress richly; deck.
Historical Examples

Chambers’s Twentieth Century Dictionary (part 1 of 4: A-D) Various
Gaspar the Gaucho Mayne Reid
Ancient Armour and Weapons in Europe John Hewitt
The Coming Conquest of England August Niemann
Joan of the Sword Hand S(amuel) R(utherford) Crockett
The Flag of Distress Mayne Reid
When Grandmamma Was New Marion Harland
The Cid Campeador Antonio de Trueba
English Synonyms and Antonyms James Champlin Fernald
The Mystery of Mary Stuart Andrew Lang

noun
a decorated covering for a horse or other animal, esp (formerly) for a warhorse
rich or elaborate clothing and ornaments
verb
(transitive) to put a caparison on
n.

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