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Beasts

(Heraldic):

Couchant
lying down. Counter-passant, moving in opposite directions. Dormant, sleeping.

Gardant,
full-faced. Issuant, rising from the top or bottom of an ordinary. Nascent, rising out of the middle of an ordinary. Passant, walking.

Passant gardant,
walking, and with full face. Passant regardant, walking and looking behind. Rampant, rearing.

Regardant,
looking back. Sejant, seated.

Salient,
springing. Statant, standing still.

Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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