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2014-09-04 12:29:53

Charity Auction Featuring Exceptional Cognacs on Thursday, September 18th, 2014 NEW YORK, Sept. 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The BNIC (Bureau National Interprofessionnel du Cognac), the Cognac Board promoting the producers and products of the region, announces the 9th edition of "La Part des Anges", an international event taking place Thursday, September 18, 2014 at the Abbaye de Bassac. The annual event consists of a prestigious auction of exceptional Cognacs during a gala dinner. This...


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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