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Caparison

Caparison appears in the following palindrome (phrase that reads the same backward as forward):

  • No, sir, a pack radar often asks a net for a dark caparison.
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Distribution of usage frequency for the most common synonyms of the noun caparison:

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Definition of the noun caparison

What does caparison mean as a name of something?

noun - plural: caparisons

  1. stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse

Definition of the verb caparison

What does caparison mean as a doing word?

verb - inflections: caparisoned | caparisoning | caparisons

  1. put a caparison on

Alternative definition of the verb caparison

verb

  1. To dress up a horse or elephant with ornamental coverings.

Explanation

Caparison: 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, derived from an augmentative form of the Latin word caput, "head".

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Caparison

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Google previewIconographic Encyclopaedia of Science, Literature, and Art (1852)

by Johann Georg Heck

black, with white lace ; red sabretache, with white cypher, the death's-head on the cap ; black caparison, with red and white trimmings ; black belts ; Hungarian saddle. The 7th regiment : black, with yellow lace. The 4th : brown, with yellow ...

Google previewUnited Editors Encyclopedia and Dictionary (1907)

A Library of Universal Knowledge and an Unabridged Dictionary of the English Language ...

CAPABLE—CAPARISON. or dignity; in ship-building, a strong, thick block of wood fixed near the top of each mast; it has a hole to receive the upper end of the lower mast, and another to receive the lower end of the topmast, with eyebolts to ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Original Shakespearean Pronunciation (2016)

by David Crystal

' cap-a-pe adv |кар-э-"ре: sp cap-a-pe', capape' caparison / ~ ed ...

Google previewThe illustrated national pronouncing dictionary of the English language (1868)

CAPARISON 64 Caparison, (ka-par'e- sun) ...

Google previewOxford American Large Print Dictionary (2008)

by Oxford University Press

caparison. 180.

Google previewA general Pronouncing and Explanatory Dictionary of the English language (1812)

for the use of schools, foreigners, etc. on the plan of Sheridan by Stephen Jones, Thomas Sheridan

Caparison, ki- pir-y-son, ...

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Small photo of Small form of caparison for sale at Aranmula Pardhasaradhy Temple.Small photo of Decorated Indian male elephant with gold plated caparison standing for parade on festival in Ernakulam temple for the traditional ceremony Kerala, India.Small photo of Purple Orchid flowers caparison broom in the garden .Small photo of Purple Orchid flowers caparison broom in the garden .Small photo of Decorated Indian male elephant with gold plated caparison standing for parade on festival in Ernakulam temple for the traditional ceremony Kerala, India.Small photo of Indian male elephant with gold plated caparison standing for parade on festival in Ernakulam temple for the traditional ceremony Kerala, India.Small photo of Indian elephants with gold plated caparison standing for parade on festival in Ernakulam temple for the traditional ceremony Kerala, India - 06 JAN 2018 More...

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Caparison Meaning

Video shows what caparison means. The often ornamental coverings for an animal, especially a horse or an elephant.. Gay or rich clothing.. Caparison Meaning ...

Scrabble value of C3A1P3A1R1I1S1O1N1

The value of this 9-letter word is 13 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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