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2007-08-05 03:22:21

By Wessel, Roger D Summers, Serilda J Instructing and Mentoring the African American College Student: Strategies for Success in Higher Education, edited by Louis B. Gallien, Jr. & Marshalita Sims Peterson. Boston, MA: Pearson Education, 2005, 196 pp., $36.99, paperback. Reviewed by Roger D. Wessel, Ball State University and Serilda J. Summers, Reed College Faculty and staff in colleges and universities must be keenly tuned to the needs of students in higher education, open to, and...


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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