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Business News Archive - February 10, 2008

By Jeremy Pawloski, The Olympian, Olympia, Wash. Feb. 10--OLYMPIA -- The trial of a former Providence St. Peter Hospital doctor who is accused of sexually touching three former female patients at the hospital's chemical dependency unit continues Monday. Dr.

Word of the Day
caparison
  • A cloth or covering, more or less ornamented, laid over the saddle or furniture of a horse, especially of a sumpter-horse or horse of state.
  • Clothing, especially sumptuous clothing; equipment; outfit.
  • To cover with a caparison, as a horse.
  • To dress sumptuously; adorn with rich dress.
This word ultimately comes from the Medieval Latin 'cappa,' cloak.
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