cataphracted

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cataphract +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

cataphracted (not comparable)

  1. Covered with a cataphract.
    • 1979, Cormac McCarthy, Suttree, Random House, p.121:
      The path climbed along a wall of purple sandstone above an embayment and in the sunlit shadows below him he could see the long cataphracted forms of gars lying in a kind of electric repose among the reeds.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.