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2008-10-01 03:00:06

Hey, guys: Remember the barbershops of yesteryear? You'd walk in, nod at the barber and sit down with an outdated magazine that had a deer or a muscle car on its cover. Maybe you'd grab a Nehi soda from the drink machine while you waited. If you're of a certain age, you might have heard the buzzing of clippers shaping a crew cut. The waiting-room experience at Razors in Richmond's Shockoe Slip is a little different. There, clients enjoy a complimentary glass of beer or wine and relax in...


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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