caparisoned :

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  • v  put a caparison on
  • s  clothed in finery (especially a horse in ornamental trappings)

  • 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.
  • Schlesinger speaks of the "massed and caparisoned authority of his senior officials" and quotes Kennedy as saying after the event: "You always assume that the military and .
  • Proceeding to Nice, France, these drab brothers were caparisoned with Oriental pomp, garlanded with flowers, buckled with jeweled swords and conducted by a suitably gorgeous .

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