Definition of Gardant

1. Adjective. Looking forward.

Exact synonyms: Full-face, Guardant
Category relationships: Heraldry
Similar to: Forward



Definition of Gardant

1. a. Turning the head towards the spectator, but not the body; -- said of a lion or other beast.

Definition of Gardant

1. Adjective. (heraldry) Turning the head towards the spectator, but not the body. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Gardant

1. turned directly toward the observer -- used of a heraldic animal [adj]

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Literary usage of Gardant

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1. Some Feudal Coats of Arms from Heraldic Rolls 1298-1418: Illustrated with by Joseph Foster (1902)
"... Robert de (E. HL Roll) bore, azure, a leopard rampant argent .Ie a lyon rampant gardant ; Jenyns' ... rampant gardant argent. (F.) Arundel Roll. ..."

2. The Antiquary (1904)
"The arms upon this plate on the first shield: Quarterly i, Wynne, vert, three eagles displayed in fess, or; 2, gu., three lions passant gardant in pale ..."

3. The Annals of England: An Epitome of English History, from Contemporary by William Edward] [Flaherty (1857)
"... Cromwells placed their arms (a lion rampant gardant argent) on an escutcheon surtout, sable. AD 1649. Charles II. becomes king de jure, Jan. 30 «. ..."

4. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The lion was naturally supposed to be rampant and in profile, the leopard passant gardant. When the conventional animal that might stand for either was ..."

5. Some Feudal Coats of Arms from Heraldic Rolls 1298-1418: Illustrated with by Joseph Foster (1902)
"... Robert de (E. HL Roll) bore, azure, a leopard rampant argent .Ie a lyon rampant gardant ; Jenyns' ... rampant gardant argent. (F.) Arundel Roll. ..."

6. The Antiquary (1904)
"The arms upon this plate on the first shield: Quarterly i, Wynne, vert, three eagles displayed in fess, or; 2, gu., three lions passant gardant in pale ..."

7. The Annals of England: An Epitome of English History, from Contemporary by William Edward] [Flaherty (1857)
"... Cromwells placed their arms (a lion rampant gardant argent) on an escutcheon surtout, sable. AD 1649. Charles II. becomes king de jure, Jan. 30 «. ..."

8. Chambers's Encyclopædia: A Dictionary of Universal Knowledge for the People (1878)
"The lion was naturally supposed to be rampant and in profile, the leopard passant gardant. When the conventional animal that might stand for either was ..."

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