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addaword.gifdefinition of caparison

verb
to put an ornamental covering on a horse in the form of a harness
The horses were richly caparisoned with gilded harnesses.
Submitted by: Karl Sammut (Gateway School of English GSE) from Malta on 31/01/2013 17:22:00
Definition of caparison from the Open Dictionary – a public resource hosted by Macmillan English Dictionary Online

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