ETYM French, p. pr. of ramper to creep. Related to Ramp.
1. Unrestrained and violent.
2. (Heraldry) Rearing on left hind leg with forelegs elevated and head usually in profile; SYN. rearing.
Heraldic animal portrayed on its hind legs.
Heraldry, rearing up on hind legs; fierce; dominating; exuberant; unrestrained; rank; Architecture, having one abutment higher than other.