Gobony


Gobony
Her. A row of squares with alternating tinctures. This was also known as 'compony'. When there were two rows, this was known as 'counter compony'. Thus one might find *bend gobony and bend counter compony.

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  • gobony — [gɒ bəʊni] adjective Heraldry another term for compony …   English new terms dictionary

  • gobony — go·bo·ny …   English syllables

  • gobony — gəˈbōnē adjective Etymology: obsolete gobon + y (from French é ate, from Latin atus) : compony …   Useful english dictionary

  • counter-gobony — Her. = counter compony. in Robson Brit. Herald III. Gloss …   Useful english dictionary

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