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2008-10-13 03:00:25

ROD STEWART will belt out his hits at the Prince of Wales's 60th birthday party next month, Clarence House said. The pop star (right) will entertain family and friends of the heir to the throne at his Highgrove estate. Stewart, an ambassador for Charles's charity the Prince's Trust, will provide the main musical entertainment at the party being hosted by the Duchess of Cornwall on November 15 - the day after the prince's birthday. (c) 2008 Coventry Evening Telegraph. Provided by...


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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