Trippant

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Trippant (Her) See Tripping a., 2.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • trippant In heraldry, represented as walking or trotting, having usually one of the fore hoofs lifted and the other three on the ground: said of one of the beasts of chase, as the antelope or the hart. Also tripping.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Trippant trip′ant (her.) represented as walking or trotting.
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Usage

In literature:

On a field tenney a buck, trippant, proper, unattired.
"Ulysses" by James Joyce
Robinson (of Yorkshire): Vert, a cheveron between three roebucks trippant or.
"Notes and Queries, Number 228, March 11, 1854" by Various
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