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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.
Quebec now also trembled for itself, and it was at this time that de Lauson reestablished the "camp volant."
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.
The toy called a kite is in French cerf volant, flying stag, a name also applied to the stag-beetle, and in Ger.
The annexed cut represents a dragon volant, as borne in the arms of Raynon of Kent, and the draco volans of the zoologists.
The family of Enys, who bear: "Argent, three wyverns volant in pale vert," probably derive their arms from some such source.
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A swallow "volant" appears upon the arms usually ascribed to the town of Arundel.
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Crest: on a wreath "silver and gules," a dove volant argent, with an olive-branch vert in his beak.
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