Her. Term used of an animal seen in profile or looking out of the shield.

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  • Guardant — Guardant  семейство электронных ключей для защиты программного обеспечения от несанкционированного копирования и распространения. Разработаны российской компанией Актив. Guardant Sign Современные электронные ключи Guardant производятся …   Википедия

  • Guardant — Guard ant, a. [OF. guardant, p. pr. of guard?. See {Guard}, v. t.] 1. Acting as guardian. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. (Her.) Same as {Gardant}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guardant — [gärd′ nt] adj. [Fr gardant, prp. of garder: see GUARD] Heraldry having the face fully turned toward the observer [a lion guardant] …   English World dictionary

  • Guardant — Guard ant, n. A guardian. [Obs.] Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • guardant — I. adjective Etymology: Middle French gardant, present participle of garder to guard, look at Date: 1572 having the head turned toward the spectator used of a heraldic animal whose body is seen from the side < a lion passant guardant > II. noun… …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • guardant — /gahr dnt/, adj. Heraldry. (of an animal) depicted full faced but with the body seen from the side: a lion guardant. Also, gardant. [1565 75; < F gardant, prp. of garder. See GUARD, ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • guardant — adjective Positioned with the body viewed from the side, but with the head turned toward the viewer …   Wiktionary

  • guardant — [ gα:d(ə)nt] adjective Heraldry (of an animal) depicted with the body sideways and the face towards the viewer. Origin C17: from Fr. gardant guarding , from garder to guard …   English new terms dictionary

  • guardant — guar·dant …   English syllables

  • guardant — guard•ant [[t]ˈgɑr dnt[/t]] adj. her (of a heraldic animal) having the face toward the viewer and the body in side view • Etymology: 1565–75; < F gardant …   From formal English to slang

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