Wednesday, February 3, 2016
Word of the Day for Wednesday, February 3, 2016
1. To dress richly; deck.
2. To cover with a caparison.
1. A decorative covering for a horse or for the tack or harness of a horse; trappings.
2. Rich and sumptuous clothing or equipment.
The fruit, the fountain that's in all of us; in Edward; in Eleanor; so why caparison ourselves on top? -- Virginia Woolf, "The Years"
And he followed her order, bridling and saddling the horse and making every effort to caparison it well. -- Chrétien de Troyes, "The Complete Romances of Chrétien de Troyes"
Caparison originally referred to an elaborate covering for horses. It is related to the word chaperon.
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