Definition of Trappings

1. Noun. (usually plural) accessory wearing apparel.

Exact synonyms: Furnishing
Generic synonyms: Accessory, Accouterment, Accoutrement
Language type: Plural, Plural Form



Definition of Trappings

1. n. pl. That which serves to trap or adorn; ornaments; dress; superficial decorations.

Definition of Trappings

1. Noun. Clothing or equipment; that which gives the appearance of something. ¹

2. Noun. Ornamental coverings or harnesses for a horse; caparisons. ¹

3. Noun. (plural of trapping) ¹

4. Noun. Instances of trapping. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Trappings

1. trapping [n] - See also: trapping

Lexicographical Neighbors of Trappings

trapnest
trapnested
trapnesting
trapnests
trapoxin
trappable
trappean
trapped
trapped-particle instability
trapper
trapper's tea
trappers
trappier
trappiest
trapping
trappings (current term)
trappist
trappose
trappous
trappures
trappy
traprock
traprocks
traps
traps case
trapset
trapshooter
trapshooters
trapshooting
trapshootings

Literary usage of Trappings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. A Dictionary of Archaic and Provincial Words, Obsolete Phrases, Proverbs by James Orchard Halliwell-Phillipps (1847)
"Equipped with military trappings or ornamente, applied to horses. See Hall, Henry VIII. f. 45. Bard is used as a substantive by the same writer, ..."

2. The American Boys Handy Book by Daniel Carter Beard (1890)
"TRAPS AND trappings. SUMMER is over. Again the air becomes cooler. The straw hats are discarded, so also are the linen suits ; we begin to look up heavier ..."

3. The Poetical Works of John Dryden by John Dryden (1909)
"Rags of the whore, and trappings of the beast. Scot, Suarez, Tom of Л qui n, must go down, ... trappings ..."

4. The Monthly Review by Ralph Griffiths (1775)
"... and the virtues and graces, of a much higher and happier order, thai; the outward accommodations, the gaudy trappings, the ' The very low condition and ..."

5. The Spanish Settlements Within the Present Limits of the United States, 1513 by Woodbury Lowery (1901)
"... whose gilded armour with its brilliant trappings was to bring him many hard blows a few months later. Others wore iron helmets or ..."

6. Dictionary of the Bible: Comprising Its Antiquities, Biography, Geography by William Robertson Smith (1896)
"Some think " a leopard," others " an eagle," or " a man girt with armor," or " a zebra," or " a war-horse girt with trappings." But, later, Maurer (Comment. ..."

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