equipage

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle French equippage, from equipper.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɛ.kwɪ.pɪdʒ/
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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.
    • 1820, Charles Maturin, Melmoth the Wanderer, volume 1, page 199:
      At this moment the carriage turned into the Prado; a thousand magnificent equipages, with plumed horses, superb caparisons, and beautiful women bowing to the cavaliers, who stood for a moment on the foot-board, and then bowed their adieus to the “ladies of their love,” passed before our eyes.
  4. The carriage together with attendants; a retinue.

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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.