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A '''beast''' is a non-human [[animal]] - a type of [[heraldry|heraldic]] [[charge]].
An animal other than a human, especially a large four-footed [[mammal]].
 
   
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They principally come in 2 flavours:
A brutal, [[contemptible]] person.
 
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*[[animal|natural beasts]] -- as you would expect
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*[[heraldic beast]]s -- monsters and unnatural things, also beasts like the heraldic [[leopard]], which is a [[herald]]'s name for a [[lion]] and doesn't have spots.
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[[category:device heraldry]]

Latest revision as of 19:21, 20 May 2006

A beast is a non-human animal - a type of heraldic charge.

They principally come in 2 flavours: