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clothed in finery (especially a horse in ornamental trappings)

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He saw the helmet of hammered brass and the corroded breastplate of steel and the long straight sword in its scabbard and the ancient harquebus--mute testimonials to the mighty physique and the warlike spirit of him who had somehow won, thus illy caparisoned and pitifully armed, to the center of savage, ancient Africa; and he saw the slender English youth and the slight figure of the girl cast into the same fateful trap from which this giant of old had been unable to escape--cast there wounded and broken perhaps, if not killed.
Women in brilliant trappings, befeathered warriors, their bodies daubed with paint; artisans, armed but less gaily caparisoned, took their various ways upon the duties of the day.
It was a scene of wondrous and barbaric splendor, for the men and beasts from the south were gaily caparisoned in rich colors, in marked contrast to the gray uniformed forces of the frontier, with which I had been familiar.
Thus caparisoned the good man walked out of the well-lighted rooms into East Street.
He had a little round picture of the identical gray horse, caparisoned with the identical pillion, before which he used to do a sort of fetish worship, and abuse turnpike-roads and carriages.
Then, follow white elephants caparisoned in countless gorgeous colours, and infinite in number and attendants.
Full twenty times, the rioters, headed by one man who wielded an axe in his right hand, and bestrode a brewer's horse of great size and strength, caparisoned with fetters taken out of Newgate, which clanked and jingled as he went, made an attempt to force a passage at this point, and fire the vintner's house.
They were followed by troupes of Punjabi Giddha, Bhangra dancers, Gatka, singers and musicians followed by caparisoned horses and elephants on Thursday.
Jaipur, Mar 1 (ANI): On the eve of 'Holi', the city of Jaipur played host to a special elephant carnival with dozens of colourfully caparisoned jumbos thrilled hundreds of tourists during the event.
Among the highlights of this year's festival are a 'Camel Beauty Contest' in which colourfully caparisoned Ships of the Desert took part to display their graceful gaits and traits.
Kunnumkullam (Kerala), Nov 2 (ANI): 60 caparisoned tuskers stole show at the grand church festival in Thrissur district of Kerala.
The festival is a major draw with caparisoned elephants, camels and horses, Bhangra and Giddha groups.
Organised by the Amritsar Heritage Society (AHS) in support of the Virsa Vihar Society of Amritsar and the Punjab Kala Parishad, the festival is a major draw here, as it includes caparisoned elephants, camels and horses, Bhangra and Giddha groups.
The children also participate in the Republic Day parade riding atop caparisoned elephants.
The demand, made through a letter to Chief Minister Oommen Chandy, strikes at the heart of the iconic temple festival, which is scheduled for Wednesday, in which the most memorable celebrations every year is the impressive line-up of caparisoned elephants, and the exchange of ornamental peacock-feathered fans by mahouts perched on the elephants.