[n] an ornamental caparison for a horse
[n] a lyric poet
[v] put a caparison on; of horses
Originally a term for a Celtic minstrel poet e.g. Cacofnix in Asterix the Gaul but is now used for any admired poet. Shakespeare is often referred to as 'the bard of Avon'.
adorn, beautify, caparison, decorate, embellish, grace, housing, housings, ornament, poet, trapping, trappings