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Burke's General Armory Page xiii

Burke's General Armory Page xiii

Many spelling errors are shown below because this was scanned and processed with OCR software. I will eventually get the spelling errors corrected.

HERALDRY. aiii n.re eaid to 'he at qn.r.e; when standing, atat2nG; when walking, ta;rpiray; when leaping forward, springing; when running, courant; and when at rest on the ground, lnrtged. A horse when running is blazoned courant, or in full speed; when leaping, shient, cairre, or effnay; when rearing, forcend, but these three last terms are very seldom met with. Birds are blazoned, when standing with their wings down, c.lnae; when preparing to fly, rising ; when flying, volnwt ; when spread open, with both wings stretched out, and their breasts seen, displayed. The wings open and against each other are called hadorsed. Two wings conjoined and expanded are calle a vol. One wing is a tlemi vol. Fishes, when placed horizontally, are naiarrt; when perpendicularly, hauriant; when drawn in an arched form like a dolphin, they are em3owed. Any heraldic figure placed on or apparently emanating from an ordinary or other charge is called isazuant. The term jesaant is applied either to a general issuing of one charge from another, as "a chevron jeaaantnde-lis," or to the common device of a leopard's or lion's head " jessant-de-lia." A fish or amphibious creature is described as haiasa.nt from an ordinary when any portiou of the body with the tail is ycen. A serpeat placed horizontally is said to be yli

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