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2008-06-15 15:00:23

By Dan Heath, The Press-Republican, Plattsburgh, N.Y. Jun. 15--CHAMPLAIN -- A campground at Kings Bay just south of Rouses Point is undergoing changes and renovations intended to make it as regal as the bay's name. Greg and Justin Fleming of Fleming Property Management are working with Jeff Peete of Champlain Valley Traditions to create Kings Bay Campground and RV Park at the former Kings Bay Resort, at the intersection of Route 9B and Point au Fer Road. Greg Fleming said owner Les...


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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