Definition of caparisoned adjective from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//kəˈpærɪsnd//
; NAmE NAmE//kəˈpærɪsnd//
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in the past a caparisoned horse or other animal was one covered with a decorated cloth 12 state coaches, each drawn by eight horses caparisoned in red velvet embroidered with gold Word Originearly 16th cent.: from obsolete French caparasson, from Spanish caparazón ‘saddlecloth’, from capa ‘hood’ + -ed.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: caparisoned