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compony

[kuh m-poh-nee] /kəmˈpoʊ ni/
adjective, Heraldry.
1.
composed of a single row of squares, metal and color alternating; gobony.
Also, componé
[kuh m-poh-nee; French kawn-paw-ney] /kəmˈpoʊ ni; French kɔ̃ pɔˈneɪ/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1565-1575
1565-75; < Middle French compone, nasalized variant of copone, equivalent to copon coupon + -e -ee
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compony

/kəmˈpəʊnɪ/
adjective
1.
(usually postpositive) (heraldry) made up of alternating metal and colour, colour and fur, or fur and metal
Word Origin
C16: from Old French componé, from copon piece, coupon
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