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- adj. Standing, with wings spread, as if about to take flight.
- adj. Soaring.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Standing, but with the wings spread, as if about to fly; -- said of a bird borne as a charge on an escutcheon.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry, about to soar: said of a bird, especially an eagle, standing with the wings lifted up as if about to rise on the wing.