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caparison

Definitions of caparison
  1. noun
    stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
    synonyms: housing, trapping
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    types:
    bard
    an ornamental caparison for a horse
    horsecloth
    a cloth for the trapping of a horse
    type of:
    saddlery, stable gear, tack
    gear for a horse
  2. verb
    put a caparison on
    caparison the horses for the festive occasion”
    synonyms: bard, barde, dress up
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    type of:
    adorn, beautify, decorate, embellish, grace, ornament
    make more attractive by adding ornament, colour, etc.
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