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Meaning of TRAPPINGS

Pronunciation:  'trapingz

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse, especially (formerly) for a warhorse
  2. [n]  accessory wearing apparel
 

TRAPPINGS is a 9 letter word that starts with T.

 

 Synonyms: caparison, furnishings, housing, housings, trapping
 
 See Also: accessory, accouterment, accoutrement, bard, horsecloth, saddlery, stable gear, tack

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Trap"pings\, n. pl. [From {Trap} to dress with
ornaments.]
1. That which serves to trap or adorn; ornaments; dress;
   superficial decorations.

         Trappings of life, for ornament, not use. --Dryden.

         These but the trappings and the suits of woe.
                                               --Shak.

2. Specifically, ornaments to be put on horses.

         Caparisons and steeds, Bases and tinsel trappings.
                                               --Milton.

 

 

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