Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Nascent; newly born or about to be born or brought forth; specifically, in heraldry, rising or coming forth: said of a beast which is represented as emerging from the middle of an ordinary as a fesse, and in this way differing from issuant.
- adj. heraldry jessant
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. (Her.) Same as jessant.
- French, being born. (Wiktionary)
“J'appelle tout chrétien, et toute personne de bonne volonté, d'œuvrer pour le soutien du gouvernement naissant de Benghazi.”
“Now we consider recent actions by Alfred Webre, an International Lawyer, peace and environmental activist, prominent in the naissant field of Exopolitics, and Leuren Moret - a Geoscientist who has travelled the world to discuss and expose the dangers of radioactive contamination caused by the use of Depleted Uranium in modern artillery shells.”
“You saw it in the few things that still kept their grip on the past: on the wall an old, black painting of a knight in ruff and quilted doubtlet; a pounce-box and a hawking-glove on the chimney-piece, and above it an oval scutcheon, with a golden eagle _naissant_ from a _fesse vert_.”
“Et comme un il naissant couvert par ses paupières,”
“Où, naissant dans les bois, jai tout dabord monté.”
“Le projet de detruire ce piege naissant d'une grande puissance.”
“Under the administration of Governor Bullock, a system of internal improvement was inaugurated, theoretically granting State aid to naissant railroads in the proportion in which the companies building those roads aided themselves.”
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“Le Christianisme saura vaincre dans son âge mûr l'ennemi qu'il a terrassé en naissant.”
“After Samoa beat Tonga on Friday, the naissant Ireland rugby league side needed to beat Samoa by at least 5 points to progress in the competition.”
“(* Note 38: “Le projet de detruire ce piege naissant d'une grande puissance.””
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