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Webster's 1828 Dictionary

REG'ARDANT, a.
1. In law, a villain regardant is one annexed to the manor or land.
2. In heraldry, looking behind, as a lion or other beast.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

adj
1: looking backward

Merriam Webster's

adjective Etymology: Middle English regardand, from Anglo-French regardant, present participle of regarder Date: 15th century looking backward over the shoulder used of a heraldic animal

Oxford Reference Dictionary

adj. Heraldry looking backwards. Etymology: AF & OF (as REGARD)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Regardant Re*gard"ant (-ant), a. [F. regardant, fr. regarder. See Regard, v. t.] [Written also regardant.] 1. Looking behind; looking backward watchfully. [He] turns thither his regardant eye. --Southey. 2. (Her.) Looking behind or backward; as, a lion regardant. 3. (O.Eng.Law) Annexed to the land or manor; as, a villain regardant.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Regardant Re*gard"ant (-ant), a. [F. regardant, fr. regarder. See Regard, v. t.] [Written also regardant.] 1. Looking behind; looking backward watchfully. [He] turns thither his regardant eye. --Southey. 2. (Her.) Looking behind or backward; as, a lion regardant. 3. (O.Eng.Law) Annexed to the land or manor; as, a villain regardant.



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