Jessant
Jessant Jes"sant, a. (Her.) Springing up or emerging; -- said of a plant or animal. [1913 Webster]

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  • jessant — /jes euhnt/, adj. Heraldry. 1. shooting up, as a plant. 2. coming forth; issuant. [1600 10; perh. alter. of obs. issant ISSUANT, by assoc. with obs. jessant (of a charge) lying on top of another charge < MF gesant (prp. of gesir L jacere to lie) …   Universalium

  • jessant — /jes euhnt/, adj. Heraldry. 1. shooting up, as a plant. 2. coming forth; issuant. [1600 10; perh. alter. of obs. issant ISSUANT, by assoc. with obs. jessant (of a charge) lying on top of another charge < MF gesant (prp. of gesir << L… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Jessant — Her. Describes a plant emerging from the ground or from the mouth of an animal. [< Fr. gisant = lying down] …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • Jessant-de-lys — A leopard s face jessant de lys, showing the standard form with fleur de lys erect Jessant de lys is a heraldic term denoting a fleur de lys issuing out of any object.[1] It is most frequently seen in conjunction with a leopard s face, meaning in …   Wikipedia

  • jessant-de-lys — adjective see jessant de lis …   Useful english dictionary

  • jessant-de-lis — jes·sant de lis …   English syllables

  • jessant-de-lys — jes·sant de lys …   English syllables

  • jessant-de-lis — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Denys brass, Olveston — Denys brass, 1505, Olveston Church, east wall of south transept …   Wikipedia

  • Naissant — Nais sant , a. [F., p. pr. of na[^i]tre to be born, L. nasci.] (Her.) Same as {Jessant}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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