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2008-08-18 00:00:18

Sc.laney@googlemail.com Tomorrow, enjoy a day trip to Battle and Hastings in East Sussex with Pulhams Coaches. Battle features the Abbey gateway on the main street and a wonderful shopping complex designed to fit in with the surrounding thatched housing. Hastings is famous for the attractions around the Fishmarket including the miniature railway and fairground, as well as the pier. The bus picks up passengers in Moreton at 7.20am, Stow at 7.30am, Bourton at 7.45am and Northleach at...


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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