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Italian heraldic dictionary


it can be represented in the act of climbing on another figure ("ascending"), in the act of running ("current"), of walking ("passer"), in a straight position on a hind leg ("salient"); if the body is severed with a clean blow it is said to be "cut off", if it comes out from the top of the body from a patch or partition it is said to be "nascent"; there can only be the head in profile or in front ("meeting of e.").