1. [syn: furnishing, trappings]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
Trappings \Trap"pings\, n. pl. [From Trap to dress with
1. That which serves to trap or adorn; ornaments; dress;
Trappings of life, for ornament, not use. --Dryden.
These but the trappings and the suits of woe.
2. Specifically, ornaments to be put on horses.
Caparisons and steeds,
Bases and tinsel trappings. --Milton.
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):
n 1: (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel [syn:
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:
110 Moby Thesaurus words for "trappings":
accessories, accouterments, adornments, appanages, apparatus,
appendages, appointments, appurtenances, back band, backstrap,
bearing rein, bellyband, belongings, bit, blinders, blinds,
bravery, breeching, bridle, caparison, cavesson, checkrein,
cheekpiece, chiffon, chinband, choses, choses in action,
choses in possession, choses local, choses transitory, cinch,
clinquant, collar, crownband, crupper, curb, decorations, equipage,
equipment, festoons, finery, fittings, folderol, foofaraw,
frilliness, frilling, frills, frills and furbelows, fripperies,
frippery, froufrou, furnishings, furniture, fuss, gag swivel,
gaiety, gaudery, gear, getup, gilding, gilt, gingerbread, girth,
habiliments, hackamore, halter, hames, hametugs, harness, headgear,
headstall, hip straps, jaquima, jerk line, lines, livery,
martingale, material things, movables, noseband, outfit, panoply,
paraphernalia, paste, perquisites, personal effects, pinchbeck,
pole strap, raiment, reins, ribbons, rig, saddle, shaft tug,
side check, snaffle, superfluity, surcingle, tack, tackle, things,
tinsel, trickery, trousseau, trumpery, tug, turnout, wardrobe,
winker braces, yoke