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  • v. Present participle of caparison.


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  • For caparisoning there was a donkey-chaise, and for escort a Highlander, carrying the shawls.

    The Romance of a Pro-Consul

  • In the midst of the troop, a vanguard in front, a rearguard behind them, central objects of care and reverence, moved the sacred camels, tall, powerful brutes, more gigantic in appearance because of their caparisoning and the extraordinary burdens they bore.

    The Prince of India — Volume 01

  • Yet another day Richard found himself compelled to tarry -- which he spent in caparisoning Beelzebub to the best of his ability, with the result of making him, if possible, appear still uglier than before.

    St. George and St. Michael Volume III

  • So little, indeed, that the sun's disc is not yet all above the horizon, when, having completed the repast, the trackers start up from their seats around the fire, and proceed to caparisoning their animals.

    Gaspar the Gaucho A Story of the Gran Chaco

  • The soldiers are seen caparisoning their horses and standing by the stirrup.

    The Lone Ranche

  • Secretly arming himself, and caparisoning his steed, he set forth from Cordova, and pursued his course by unfrequented mule-paths, and along the dry channels made by winter torrents.

    Wolfert's Roost and Miscellanies

  • The loudness of his voice, and the stern tone in which he spoke, soon brought around him the brethren of the house, and two or three soldiers of his own party, who were already busy in caparisoning their horses.

    Waverley Novels — Volume 12


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