rampant Idioms & Phrases
noun an arch whose support is higher on one side than on the other
- . (a) An arch which has one abutment higher than the other . (b) Same as Rampant vault, below.
- (Her.), rampant, but with the face turned to the front.
- rampant, but looking backward.
- (Arch.), a continuous wagon vault, or cradle vault, whose two abutments are located on an inclined planed plane, such as the vault supporting a stairway, or forming the ceiling of a stairway.
- sitting with the forefeet lifted up.
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