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  • adj. standing on all four paws

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. In a standing position.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • In heraldry, standing still with all four feet on the ground.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. standing on four feet


Latin stare to stand. (Wiktionary)



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  • In heraldry, said of an animal, esp. a lion: Standing in profile with all four feet on the ground.

    February 5, 2007