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equipage


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Equipage  \Eq"ui*page\  (?;  48),  n.  [F.  ['e]quipage,  fr 
  ['e]quiper.  See  {Equip}.] 
  1.  Furniture  or  outfit,  whether  useful  or  ornamental; 
  especially,  the  furniture  and  supplies  of  a  vessel, 
  fitting  her  for  a  voyage  or  for  warlike  purposes,  or  the 
  furniture  and  necessaries  of  an  army,  a  body  of  troops,  or 
  a  single  soldier,  including  whatever  is  necessary  for 
  efficient  service;  equipments;  accouterments;  habiliments 
  attire. 
 
  Did  their  exercises  on  horseback  with  noble 
  equipage.  --Evelyn. 
 
  First  strip  off  all  her  equipage  of  Pride.  --Pope. 
 
  2.  Retinue;  train;  suite.  --Swift. 
 
  3.  A  carriage  of  state  or  of  pleasure  with  all  that 
  accompanies  it  as  horses,  liveried  servants,  etc.,  a 
  showy  turn-out. 
 
  The  rumbling  equipages  of  fashion  .  .  .  were  unknown 
  in  the  settlement  of  New  Amsterdam.  --W.  Irving. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  equipage 
  n  1:  the  equipment  and  supplies  of  a  military  force  [syn:  {materiel}] 
  2:  a  wheeled  vehicle  drawn  by  horses  [syn:  {carriage},  {rig}] 




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