from The Century Dictionary.

  • In organ-building, said of a pipe or a stop which is set up away from the general wind-chest to which it belongs, usually as a part of the display-pipes: as, a mounted diapason.
  • Raised; especially, set on horseback: as, mounted police; specifically, in heraldry, raised upon two or more steps, generally three: said especially of a cross.
  • Elevated; set up.
  • Furnished; supplied with all necessary accessories.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Seated or serving on horseback or similarly
  • adjective Placed on a suitable support, or fixed in a setting

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective on horseback
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of mount.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adjective decorated with applied ornamentation; often used in combination
  • adjective assembled for use; especially by being attached to a support


Sorry, no etymologies found.



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