Translation of caparison in Spanish:

caparison

Pronunciation: /kəˈpærəsən; kəˈpærɪsən/

noun/nombre

  • [archaic] (for horse) gualdrapa (feminine), caparazón (masculine)
    More example sentences
    • Additional corroboration of the French style of the embroidery - both on the King's Bed and on the suit - derives from its close similarity with that of the horse caparisons and saddles given by Louis XIV to Charles XI of Sweden in 1673.
    • Gros specialized in battle scenes, rendering with eclat the uniforms of the officers and the caparisons of the horses.
    • Financial constraints came in the way of the project and the king sold elephant accoutrements, mainly caparisons which belonged to the Poornathrayeesa Temple, to fund the project.

transitive verb/verbo transitivo

  • [literary/literario] (usually passive/normalmente en voz pasiva) to be caparisoned in/with sth estar* engualdrapado con or de algo

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