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Beasts (Heraldic):

Couchant, lying down.

Counter-passant, moving in opposite directions.

Dormant, sleeping.

Gardant, full-faced.

Issuant, rising from the top or bottom of an ordinary.

Nascent, rising out of the middle of an ordinary.

Passant, walking.

Passant gardant, walking, and with full face.

Passant regardant, walking and looking behind.

Rampant, rearing.

Regardant, looking back.

Sejant, seated.

Salient, springing.

Statant, standing still.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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