jessant

Related to jessant: heraldically

jessant

(ˈdʒɛsənt)
adj
(Heraldry) heraldry emerging; issuant
References in classic literature ?
This is how it came to pass that Clement Chardin des Lupeaulx, whose father was ennobled under Louis XV., and who beareth quarterly, first, argent, a wolf ravisant carrying a lamb gules; second, purpure, three mascles argent, two and one; third, paly of twelve, gules and argent; fourth, or, on a pale endorsed, three batons fleurdelises gules; supported by four griffon's-claws jessant from the sides of the escutcheon, with the motto "En Lupus in Historia," was able to surmount these rather satirical arms with a count's coronet.
JESSANT A Overlying B Foppish person; a dandy C Member of a religious order who am I?