ANSTHRLD - New device

Timothy A. McDaniel tmcd at
Fri Apr 6 09:00:26 PDT 2001

> You are right in that the use of 'Rampant' would not be totally
> incorrect, but if you use it, you must then
> specifically blazon the wing position(s).

I didn't say it was incorrect at all.

In the blazons Laurel registered from 1990 on, I don't
see where they ever blazoned the wing positions.

> If we are back at assuming the default positions for all the body parts,
> then we should have left out both 'segreant' and 'rampant'
> respectively from our descriptions.

A point, yes ... but "wings elevated and addorsed" is rarely given
on bird postures where it's the default (rising, striking, rousant,
maybe others that I'm not remembering).

Daniel "here, nit nit nit" de Lincolia
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