Compony
Compony Com*po"ny, ||Compon'e Com*po"n['e], a. [F. compon['e].] (Her.) Divided into squares of alternate tinctures in a single row; -- said of any bearing; or, in the case of a bearing having curved lines, divided into patches of alternate colors following the curve. If there are two rows it is called counter-compony. [1913 Webster]

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  • compony — /keuhm poh nee/, adj. Heraldry. composed of a single row of squares, metal and color alternating; gobony. Also, componé /keuhm poh nee/; Fr. /kawonn paw nay /. [1565 75; < MF compone, nasalized var. of copone, equiv. to copon COUPON + e EE] * * * …   Universalium

  • compony — adjective Divided into a line of squares of alternating tinctures …   Wiktionary

  • Compony — See Gobony …   Dictionary of Medieval Terms and Phrases

  • compony — [kɒm pɒni] adjective Heraldry divided into a single row of squares in alternating tinctures. Origin C16: from Fr. componé, from OFr. compondre, from L. componere put together …   English new terms dictionary

  • compony — com·po·ny …   English syllables

  • compony — /kəmˈpoʊni/ (say kuhm pohnee) adjective Heraldry composed of a single row of squares, metal and colour alternating. Also, componé /kəmˈpoʊneɪ/ (say kuhm pohnay). {Middle English; from Anglo French: past participle, composed} …   Australian English dictionary

  • compony — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Counter-compony — Coun ter com*po ny ( k[o^]m*p[=o] n[y^]), a. (Her.) See {Compony}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • counter-compony — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Compon'e — Compony Com*po ny, ||Compon e Com*po n[ e], a. [F. compon[ e].] (Her.) Divided into squares of alternate tinctures in a single row; said of any bearing; or, in the case of a bearing having curved lines, divided into patches of alternate colors… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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