from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • 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.


French (Wiktionary)


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