Etymology
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trappings (n.)

late 14c., "horse-cloth," from Middle English trappe "ornamental cloth for a horse" (c. 1300), later "personal effects" (mid-15c.), from Anglo-French trape, an alteration of Old French drap "cloth" (see drape (n.)).

updated on December 07, 2020

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Definitions of trappings from WordNet

trappings (n.)
(usually plural) accessory wearing apparel;
Synonyms: furnishing
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