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2008-08-05 15:00:25

By Frank Denzler, The Rushville Republican, Ind. Aug. 5--Rush County Area Plan Commission Director Bill Todd informed the county commissioners Monday that the clean-up process at the former Manilla Grain Elevator site is nearing completion. The effort took longer than expected and required the efforts of three crews and the services of Davis Towing to raze the grain elevator and a number of outlying buildings. "In conversations that I have had with residents near the property they are...


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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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