Trap"pings (?), n. pl. [From Trap to dress with ornaments.]

1.

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

Trappings of life, for ornament, not use. Dryden.

These but the trappings and the suits of woe. Shak.

2.

Specifically, ornaments to be put on horses.

Caparisons and steeds, Bases and tinsel trappings. Milton.

 

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