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Definition of Couchant

Couchant
Couchant Couch"ant (kouch"ant), a. [F., p. pr. of coucher. See Couch, v. t.] 1. Lying down with head erect; squatting. 2. (Her.) Lying down with the head raised, which distinguishes the posture of couchant from that of dormant, or sleeping; -- said of a lion or other beast. Couchant and levant (Law), rising up and lying down; -- said of beasts, and indicating that they have been long enough on land, not belonging to their owner, to lie down and rise up to feed, -- such time being held to include a day and night at the least. --Blackstone.

Meaning of Couchant from wikipedia

- sometimes termed "sejant-rampant"). Lion Sejant Lion Sejant Erect A beast couchant (Old French: "lying down") is lying down, but with the head raised. Lodged...
- muni****lity in Spain, showing a lion couchant proper (1554) Arms of Belgorod Oblast, Russia, showing a lion couchant Or (1727) Arms of the Burgdorf district...
- appear statant (standing), salient or springing (leaping), sejant (seated), couchant or lodged (lying prone with head raised), or occasionally dormant (sleeping)...
- Dictionary. Michael A. Barry: "L'Europe et son mythe : à la poursuite du couchant". In: Revue des deux Mondes (November/December 1999) p. 110. ISBN 978-2-7103-0937-6...
- or La main tendue (The Helping Hand), 1881 Après un orage, 1881 Soleil couchant, 1884 Un loup de mer, 1885 En dérive, 1886 Fin du jour, 1886 Les guetteurs...
- Le Pont aux Anglais, soleil couchant is an oil painting created in 1905 by the French artist Robert Antoine Pinchon (1886–1943). ****ociated with the new...
- roi Soleils couchants. Soleils couchants (II). Soleils couchants (III). Soleils couchants (IV). Soleils couchants (V). Soleils couchants (VI). Souvenir...
- and the city centre. From some angles, Arthur's Seat resembles a lion couchant. Two of the several extinct vents make up the 'Lion's Head' and the 'Lion's...
- Cradle, 1872, Musée d'Orsay Armand Guillaumin, Sunset at Ivry (Soleil couchant à Ivry), 1873, Musée d'Orsay Édouard Manet, Boating, 1874, Metropolitan...
- the Holy Roman Empire (above the double-headed eagle) Crest 1st: a lion couchant guardant Argent supporting a banner Gules charged with a dexter hand couped...
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