caparisoned

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English[edit]

Knight on caparisoned steed

Etymology[edit]

caparison +‎ -ed

Adjective[edit]

caparisoned (comparative more caparisoned, superlative most caparisoned)

  1. (of a horse or elephant) Having a richly ornamented harness.
  2. Dressed in richly ornamented finery.

Verb[edit]

caparisoned

  1. simple past tense and past participle of caparison
    • 1889, Henry James, The Solution:
      She was tall and angular, and held her head very high; it was surmounted with wonderful turbans and plumages, and indeed the four ladies were caparisoned altogether in a manner of their own.