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Meaning of EQUIPAGE

Pronunciation:  'ekwupij

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a wheeled vehicle drawn by horses
  2. [n]  equipment and supplies of a military force

EQUIPAGE is a 8 letter word that starts with E.


 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



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\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;

         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.

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 Related Terms: accouterments, apparatus, appliances, appointments, appurtenances, armament, conveniences, duffel, equipment, facilities, facility, fittings, fixtures, four-in-hand, furnishings, furniture, gear, impedimenta, installations, kit, machinery, materiel, munition, munitions, outfit, pair, paraphernalia, plant, plumbing, randem, rig, rigging, span, spike, spike team, stock-in-trade, tackle, tandem, team, things, three-up, turnout, unicorn, utensils