Her. Term used of a stag or deer depicted walking and looking to the *dexter side with one front foot poised off the ground. When animals other than deer were shown the term used was *passant.

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  • Trippant — Trip pant, a. (Her.) See {Tripping}, a., 2. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • trippant — /trip euhnt/, adj. Heraldry. (of a deer or the like) represented in the act of walking: a stag trippant. [1650 60; alter. of TRIPPING; see ANT] * * * …   Universalium

  • trippant — ˈtripənt adjective Etymology: trip (II) + ant : passant 1 three goats trippant argent Edward Almack …   Useful english dictionary

  • trippant — [ trɪp(ə)nt] adjective Heraldry (of a stag or deer) represented as walking. Origin C17: from OFr., lit. walking or springing lightly , pres. participle of tripper …   English new terms dictionary

  • trippant — trip·pant …   English syllables

  • counter-trippant — …   Useful english dictionary

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  • Countertrippant — Coun ter*trip pant ( tr?p pant), a. (Her.) Trippant in opposite directions. See {Trippant}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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