caparisoned


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clothed in finery (especially a horse in ornamental trappings)

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A gorgeous, barbaric procession of painted warriors in jewel-studded harness and waving feathers; vicious, squealing thoats caparisoned in rich trappings; far above their heads the long lances of their riders bore fluttering pennons; foot-soldiers swinging easily along the stone pavement, their sandals of zitidar hide giving forth no sound; and at the rear of each utan a train of painted chariots, drawn by mammoth zitidars, carrying the equipment of the company to which they were attached.
A very broad, gaily caparisoned divan, some twelve or fourteen feet long, extended across one side of each room, and opposite were single beds with spring mattresses.
The festivities feature a grand display of caparisoned elephants, dazzling parasols and percussion music.
In the refined and more carefully glazed straw-coloured caparisoned horse in the library, the colour blue, derived from costly imported cobalt, is added (Fig.
BE YOURSELF, don't go like a someone being caparisoned off.
"On the occasion of these visits, the bride rides in a carefully closed chair with a leopard skin thrown over the top, while the groom when going upon such an errand is mounted on a gaily caparisoned horse.
The same is true of 'The Royal Progress,' as it moves with dignity through the wilderness, the royal figures riding on beautifully caparisoned elephants, and attendants in proper formation.
In turn, the emperor sent them off 27 days later with a king's ransom of caparisoned horses, gold and silver, copper coins, silk and chinaware.
In the words of a Christian historian, Anthony Nutting, "Umar taught the caparisoned throng of Christian commanders and bishops a lesson in humility by accepting their surrender in a patched and ragged robe and seated on a donkey." [The Arabs, New American Library, N.Y.
A caparisoned elephant carried the historical Bibi-ka-Alam during the Muharram procession near Charminar.
There's a startling photo of her at another protest, this time at the Pentagon: Three tall policemen, caparisoned in their uniforms and helmets and aviator sunglasses, drag away little white-haired Paley (who was five-foot-one) by the arms.
This was announced in a recent press conference at Diamond Hotel, presided over by CCP vice president, Chris Millado, and festival director, poet Vim Nadera, who came caparisoned in a Moriones costume.
A caparisoned mare carrying a bridegroom on its back in a marriage procession is a common sight in many parts of India.
By having struggled as an initial matter against national security, expressive freedom was "caparisoned with ...
Cervantes draws particular attention to the chivalric romances, those ravishing flights of untrammeled fancy that had bedazzled Spanish readers for several generations by the time Don Quixote galloped across the Spanish plains on the back of his caparisoned nag, Rocinante.