• Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Essorant (Her) Standing, but with the wings spread, as if about to fly; -- said of a bird borne as a charge on an escutcheon.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • essorant In heraldry, about to soar: said of a bird, especially an eagle, standing with the wings lifted up as if about to rise on the wing.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Essorant es′ō-rant (her.) about to soar.
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary


In literature:

Sublime France, First Nation of the Universe, will try another flight (ESSOR), were she breathed a little!
"History of Friedrich II. of Prussia, Vol. XVI. (of XXI.) Frederick The Great--The Ten Years of Peace.--1746-1756." by Thomas Carlyle