1. [syn: caparison, trapping, housing]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
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
To dress with ornaments; to adorn; -- said especially of
Steeds . . . that trapped were in steel all glittering.
To deck his hearse, and trap his tomb-black steed.
There she found her palfrey trapped
In purple blazoned with armorial gold. --Tennyson.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse,
especially (formerly) for a warhorse [syn: caparison,