Sejeant
Sejant Se"jant, Sejeant Se"jeant, a. [F. s['e]ant, p. pr. of seoir to sit, L. sedere.] (Her.) Sitting, as a lion or other beast. [1913 Webster]

{Sejant rampant}, sitting with the forefeet lifted up. --Wright. [1913 Webster]


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  • Sejant — Se jant, Sejeant Se jeant, a. [F. s[ e]ant, p. pr. of seoir to sit, L. sedere.] (Her.) Sitting, as a lion or other beast. [1913 Webster] {Sejant rampant}, sitting with the forefeet lifted up. Wright. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Sejant rampant — Sejant Se jant, Sejeant Se jeant, a. [F. s[ e]ant, p. pr. of seoir to sit, L. sedere.] (Her.) Sitting, as a lion or other beast. [1913 Webster] {Sejant rampant}, sitting with the forefeet lifted up. Wright. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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