Checky
Checky Check"y (ch[e^]k"[y^]), a. (Her.) Divided into small alternating squares of two tinctures; -- said of the field or of an armorial bearing. [Written also {checquy}, {chequy}.] [1913 Webster]

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  • checky — /chek ee/, adj. Heraldry. divided into several rows of squares of two alternating tinctures: a fess checky, or and azure. Also, chequy. [1400 50; late ME cheke(e) < MF escheque checked, chequered in pattern, ptp. of eschequer, deriv. of eschec… …   Universalium

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  • checquy — Checky Check y (ch[e^]k [y^]), a. (Her.) Divided into small alternating squares of two tinctures; said of the field or of an armorial bearing. [Written also {checquy}, {chequy}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • chequy — Checky Check y (ch[e^]k [y^]), a. (Her.) Divided into small alternating squares of two tinctures; said of the field or of an armorial bearing. [Written also {checquy}, {chequy}.] [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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