caparisoned caparisoned


  • (adj) clothed in finery (especially a horse in ornamental trappings)


  1. On hand to greet him were a squad of White House guards caparisoned in Graustarkian dress uniforms festooned with gold braid and nipped at the waist with black leather gunbelts.
  2. Priests in flowing diapers, soldiers in black and gold, caparisoned camels, slow-stepping horses, passed with solemn unreality across the shallow scaffolding.
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