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In [[heraldry]], the term used to describe an [[animal]] seen in profile, with all four feet on the ground is '''statant'''.  An animal in such a  posture can also be said to be in [[pose]] (pronounced po'-zay).  The similar term for birds is [[close]].
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In [[heraldry]], the term used to [[blazon|describe]] an [[animal]] seen in profile, with all four feet on the ground is '''statant'''.  An animal in such a  [[posture]] can also be said to be in "[[pose]]" (pronounced po'-zay).  The similar term for [[bird]]s is "[[close]]".
  
  
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[[Category:Device heraldry]][[category:heraldic poses]]

Latest revision as of 15:26, 12 October 2006

In heraldry, the term used to describe an animal seen in profile, with all four feet on the ground is statant. An animal in such a posture can also be said to be in "pose" (pronounced po'-zay). The similar term for birds is "close".