checky

checky

[chek-ee]
adjective Heraldry.
divided into several rows of squares of two alternating tinctures: a fess checky, or and azure.
Also, chequy.


Origin:
1400–50; late Middle English cheke(e) < Middle French escheque checked, chequered in pattern, past participle of eschequer, derivative of eschec check1

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checky (ˈtʃɛkɪ)
 
adj
(usually postpositive) heraldry having squares of alternating tinctures or furs; checked

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