Quantcast

Latest Washington Annandale Stories

2008-10-22 12:00:51

WASHINGTON, Oct. 22, 2008 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The Community Foundation for the National Capital Region announced today more than 40 new grants totaling $526,000 supporting Washington-area nonprofits that provide such vital services as food, clothing, shelter and medicine to many of the region's most vulnerable residents. The organizations receiving grants serve Washington, DC, Montgomery County, MD, Prince George's County, MD and parts of Northern Virginia. Among them: ALIVE!, which...


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.
Related