Definition of Equipage

1. Noun. Equipment and supplies of a military force.

Exact synonyms: Materiel
Specialized synonyms: Baggage, Marching Order
Generic synonyms: Equipment
Category relationships: Armed Forces, Armed Services, Military, Military Machine, War Machine
Derivative terms: Equip



2. Noun. A vehicle with wheels drawn by one or more horses.

Definition of Equipage

1. n. Furniture or outfit, whether useful or ornamental; especially, the furniture and supplies of a vessel, fitting her for a voyage or for warlike purposes, or the furniture and necessaries of an army, a body of troops, or a single soldier, including whatever is necessary for efficient service; equipments; accouterments; habiliments; attire.

Definition of Equipage

1. Noun. Equipment or supplies, especially military ones. ¹

2. Noun. (obsolete) Military dress; uniform, armour etc. ¹

3. Noun. A type of horse-drawn carriage. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Equipage

1. a carriage [n -S] - See also: carriage

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Equipage

equinoctials
equinovalgus
equinox
equinoxe
equinoxes
equinoxial
equinoxially
equinumerant
equinumerosity
equinumerous
equinumerousness
equinus deformity
equip
equipable
equipage (current term)
equipaged
equipages
equiparable
equiparate
equipartition
equipartitioned
equipartitioning
equipartitionings
equipartitions
equipe
equipedal
equipendency
equipes
equiphasic complex

Literary usage of Equipage

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1. The Military Laws of the United States: Relating to the Army, Volunteers by United States, John F. Callan (1868)
"That every captain, or commander of a company, detachment, or recruiting station, or other officer, who shall have received clothing or camp equipage for ..."

2. Annals of Philadelphia and Pennsylvania, in the Olden Time: In the Olden by John Fanning Watson (1857)
"Furniture and equipage. FURNITURE AND equipage. " Dismiss a real elegance, a little used, For monstrous novelty and strange disguise. ..."

3. Technique of Modern Tactics: A Study of Troop Leading Methods in the by Paul Stanley Bond, Michael Joseph McDonough (1916)
"If the bridge conditions ahead cannot be learned definitely the equipage should ... The road space for one division of the advance guard (light) equipage, ..."

4. Elements of Art Criticism: Comprising a Treatise on the Principles of Man's by George Whitefield Samson (1867)
"As a moving being, not always at home, the want of traveling equipage is peculiar ... The decorative arts have sought to provide an ornamental equipage for ..."

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