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  • adj. Both rampant and facing each other

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, rampant in opposite directions: said of animals used as bearings.


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  • Shield, bowed in its contour, and charged with a _single_ Lion rampant facing to the sinister, or _counter-rampant_, No. 190; and it has been conjectured that, were the whole face of this Shield visible, a┬ásecond

    The Handbook to English Heraldry


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