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 for trapping
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Trap \Trap\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Trapped; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Trapping.] [Akin to OE. trappe trappings, and perhaps from
     an Old French word of the same origin as E. drab a kind of
     cloth.]
     To dress with ornaments; to adorn; -- said especially of
     horses.
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           Steeds . . . that trapped were in steel all glittering.
                                                    --Chaucer.
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           To deck his hearse, and trap his tomb-black steed.
                                                    --Spenser.
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           There she found her palfrey trapped
           In purple blazoned with armorial gold.   --Tennyson.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  trapping
      n 1: stable gear consisting of a decorated covering for a horse,
           especially (formerly) for a warhorse [syn: caparison,
           trapping, housing]

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