Her. Describes two animals lying beside each other but with their heads away from each other. -

Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases. .

Look at other dictionaries:

  • counter-couchant — counter couchant, courant Her.: see counter 14 …   Useful english dictionary

  • Counter-couchant — Coun ter couch ant (koun t[ e]r*kouch ant), a. (Her.) Lying down, with their heads in opposite directions; said of animals borne in a coat of arms. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Counter-passant — Her. Describes two animals passing each other in opposite directions. The word counter is used in hunting to indicate the direction opposite to that of the game. Cf. Counter couchant and Counter potent …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • countercouchant — “+ adjective Etymology: counter + couchant heraldry : couchant with heads in opposite directions …   Useful english dictionary

  • Attitude (heraldry) — Rampant redirects here. For the Nazareth album, see Rampant (album). For the 2009 fantasy novel, see Diana Peterfreund. The lion passant guardant, a frequent figure in heraldry, is sometimes called a leopard . Here shown or, armed argent, langued …   Wikipedia

  • List of Irish counties' coats of arms — The following is a list of Irish counties coats of arms. In the majority of cases these are arms assigned to county councils created by the Local Government (Ireland) Act 1898 or later legislation, either by the Chief Herald of Ireland in what is …   Wikipedia

  • Battle of Isandlwana — Infobox Military Conflict conflict=Battle of Isandlwana partof=the Anglo Zulu War caption=Depiction of the battle from the Illustrated London News date=22 January 1879 place=coord|28|21|32|S|30|39|9|E|display=inline,title|type:mountain Isandlwana …   Wikipedia

  • Charge (heraldry) — For a more comprehensive list, see List of heraldic charges. Shield Field Supporter Supporter Motto (Scotland) …   Wikipedia

  • 66th Armor Regiment (United States) — Infobox Military Unit unit name=66th Armor Regiment caption=66th Armor Regiment coat of arms dates=February 1918 country=USA allegiance= branch=Regular Army type=armor regiment role= size= command structure= current commander= garrison=… …   Wikipedia

  • Barnaby Rudge — Barnaby Rudge: A Tale of the Riots of Eighty Barnaby Rudge Couverture de Master Humphrey s Clock, 1840, illustration de Geor …   Wikipédia en Français

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”

We are using cookies for the best presentation of our site. Continuing to use this site, you agree with this.