- 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 — /geuh boh nee/, adj. Heraldry. compony. Also, gobonée /geuh boh nay/. [1605 15; obs. gobon slice, ME goboun < AF *gobon (OF gobet; see GOBBET) + y as in compony] * * * … Universalium
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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