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synonyms for volant

  • aerial
  • floating
  • soaring
  • drifting
  • express
  • flapping
  • fleet
  • fluttering
  • gliding
  • hovering
  • mobile
  • streaming
  • waving
  • winging
  • zooming
  • aeronautical
  • airborne
  • avian
  • mercurial
  • on the wing
  • speedy
  • volar
  • volitant
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How to use volant in a sentence

He bounds from the earth as if his entrails were hairs; le cheval volant, the Pegasus qui a les narines de feu!
ROOKWOODWILLIAM HARRISON AINSWORTH
At a small distance was an iron passe-volant of 16 pounds, which discharged cartridge shot.
A GENERAL HISTORY AND COLLECTION OF VOYAGES AND TRAVELS, VOLUME VIROBERT KERR
Quebec now also trembled for itself, and it was at this time that de Lauson reestablished the "camp volant."
MONTREAL 1535-1914 UNDER THE FRENCH RGIMEWILLIAM HENRY ATHERTON
The over-breastplate was also called the volant—a defence much used in tilts in the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries.
SPANISH ARMS AND ARMOURALBERT F. CALVERT
Sorte d'insecte volant qui porte des cornes dentelées, comme celles du cerf.
NOTES AND QUERIES, ISSUE NO. 61, DECEMBER 28, 1850VARIOUS
The toy called a kite is in French cerf volant, flying stag, a name also applied to the stag-beetle, and in Ger.
THE ROMANCE OF WORDS (4TH ED.)ERNEST WEEKLEY
The annexed cut represents a dragon volant, as borne in the arms of Raynon of Kent, and the draco volans of the zoologists.
THE CURIOSITIES OF HERALDRYMARK ANTONY LOWER
The family of Enys, who bear: "Argent, three wyverns volant in pale vert," probably derive their arms from some such source.
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRYARTHUR CHARLES FOX-DAVIES
A swallow "volant" appears upon the arms usually ascribed to the town of Arundel.
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRYARTHUR CHARLES FOX-DAVIES
Crest: on a wreath "silver and gules," a dove volant argent, with an olive-branch vert in his beak.
A COMPLETE GUIDE TO HERALDRYARTHUR CHARLES FOX-DAVIES
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WORDS RELATED TO VOLANT

  • aerial
  • aeronautical
  • airborne
  • avian
  • drifting
  • express
  • flapping
  • fleet
  • floating
  • fluttering
  • gliding
  • hovering
  • mercurial
  • mobile
  • on the wing
  • soaring
  • speedy
  • streaming
  • volant
  • volar
  • volitant
  • waving
  • winging
  • zooming
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.