sejant-erect

or se·jeant-e·rect

[ see-juhnt-i-rekt ]

adjectiveHeraldry.
  1. (of an animal) represented as seated upright with forelegs raised: a lion sejant-erect.

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How to use sejant-erect in a sentence

  • Sea lions, however, will also be found "sejant" and "sejant-erect" (Fig. 314).

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry | Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
  • Lion sejant erect (or, as it is sometimes not very happily termed, sejant-rampant).

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry | Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
  • As a charge or crest, however, probably the only instance of a wyvern sejant erect is the crest of Mansergh.

    A Complete Guide to Heraldry | Arthur Charles Fox-Davies