Sci-Fi & Gaming News Archive - November 26, 2005
Respect for the Aged Day in Japan is not typically a cash cow for gamemaker Nintendo Co. Ltd., but this year a bump in sales of its DS portable game machines was proof enough that electronic games are attracting a broader range of players.
Word of the Day
- 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.