Definitions for: Equipage


[n] a wheeled vehicle drawn by horses
[n] equipment and supplies of a military force



Webster (1913) Definition: Eq"ui*page (?; 48), n. [F. ['e]quipage, fr.
['e]quiper. See Equip.]
1. 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.

Did their exercises on horseback with noble
equipage. --Evelyn.

First strip off all her equipage of Pride. --Pope.

2. Retinue; train; suite. --Swift.

3. A carriage of state or of pleasure with all that
accompanies it, as horses, liveried servants, etc., a
showy turn-out.

The rumbling equipages of fashion . . . were unknown
in the settlement of New Amsterdam. --W. Irving.

Synonyms: carriage, materiel, rig

See Also: axletree, baby buggy, baby carriage, barouche, brougham, buckboard, buggy, cab, cabriolet, chaise, chariot, coach, coach-and-four, droshky, drosky, equipment, four-in-hand, gharry, gig, go-cart, hackney, hackney carriage, hackney coach, hansom, hansom cab, landau, perambulator, post chaise, pram, pushchair, pusher, roadster, rumble, shay, stroller, surrey, trap, wheeled vehicle

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