Pas"sant(?), a. [F., p. pr. of passer. See Pass, v. i.] 1. Passing from one to another; in circulation; current. [Obs.]
Many opinions are passant.Sir T. Browne.
2. Cursry, careless.
On a passant rewiew of what I wrote to the bishop.Sir P. Pett.
3. Surpassing; excelling.
(Her.) Walking; -- said of any animal on an escutcheon, which is represented as walking with the dexter paw raised.
Pas`s"e, fem. } (p*s), a. [F.] Past; gone by; hence, past one's prime; worn; faded; as, a passe belle. Ld. Lytton.
2. Same as old-fashioned,
Syn. -- antique, demode, old-fashioned, old-hat(predicate), outmoded, out-of-date, out of fashion(predicate), out of style(predicate), passe.
3. Past; -- used appositively; as, time
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