- passamaquoddy bay,
- passavant's cushion,
- passbook savings account
Origin of passant
Examples from the Web for passant
So the exclamation of the highwayman, Seigneur passant, &c., must be a translation of Señor passagero.
Passant Guardant: as before, but looking out from the Shield, No. 174.The Handbook to English Heraldry|Charles Boutell
Passant ce plus petit lac, on entre dans la seconde mer douce, sur les riues de laquelle sont les Maroumine.History of the Discovery of the Northwest by John Nicolet in 1634|Consul Willshire Butterfield
The griffin is rarely borne in other than two positions, viz., passant and segreant.Fictitious & Symbolic Creatures in Art|John Vinycomb
A more correct description in such cases would be passant "respecting" or "regarding" each other.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
Word Origin for passant
late 14c., from Old French passant, present participle of passer (see pass (v.)).