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trapping


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Trap  \Trap\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Trapped};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Trapping}.]  [Akin  to  OE  trappe  trappings,  and  perhaps  from 
  an  Old  French  word  of  the  same  origin  as  E.  drab  a  kind  of 
  cloth.] 
  To  dress  with  ornaments;  to  adorn;  --  said  especially  of 
  horses. 
 
  Steeds  .  .  .  that  trapped  were  in  steel  all  glittering. 
  --Chaucer. 
 
  To  deck  his  hearse,  and  trap  his  tomb-black  steed. 
  --Spenser. 
 
  There  she  found  her  palfrey  trapped  In  purple  blazoned 
  with  armorial  gold.  --Tennyson. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  trapping 
  n  :  a  decorated  covering  for  a  horse,  especially  (formerly)  for 
  a  warhorse  [syn:  {caparison},  {housing},  {housings}] 




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