equipage

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See also: équipage

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French equippage, from equipper. The "carriage" sense may be influenced by Latin equus (horse).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.kwɪ.pɪdʒ/
    • (file)

Noun[edit]

equipage (countable and uncountable, plural equipages)

  1. (uncountable) Equipment or supplies, especially military ones.
  2. (obsolete) Military dress; uniform, armour etc.
  3. A type of horse-drawn carriage.
  4. The carriage together with attendants; a retinue.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

equipage (third-person singular simple present equipages, present participle equipaging, simple past and past participle equipaged)

  1. (transitive, obsolete) To furnish with an equipage.

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French équipage, from Middle French esquipage.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌeːkiˈpaː.ʒə/
  • Hyphenation: equi‧pa‧ge
  • Rhymes: -aːʒə

Noun[edit]

equipage f (plural equipages)

  1. the crew, equipment and stock of a ship
  2. a carriage with draught animals and tack
  3. (obsolete) the equipment needed for travels [1612–19th c.]
    • 1612, G. A. Bredero & Reinier Telle, Het vierde deel vande tragedische of claechlijcke historien, fol. 153r.
      Daerom sal u lieden als het u belieft wederom moghen keeren tot Gundebert, om hem onsen goeden wille te doen verstaen, maer niet eer, als ghy sien sult, wat Equipage ende volck dat ick op de beenen sal maecken, om te voldoen mijn belofte, op dat ghy mooght ghetuyghen het ghene dat ghy met uwe eygen ooghen ghesien hebt.
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