counter-couchant definition

  • adjective:
    • prone, aided by the minds in contrary guidelines.
    • prone, with regards to minds in opposite instructions; -- stated of pets borne in a coat of arms.
    • Lying down, because of the minds in opposite directions.
    • prone, due to their heads in opposite instructions; -- said of creatures borne in a coat of hands.
  • others:
    • In heraldry, obtaining the minds in contrary guidelines: applied to pets borne couchant.
    • In heraldry, getting the heads in contrary guidelines: placed on creatures borne couchant.
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