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nowy

[nou-ee, noh-ee] /ˈnaʊ i, ˈnoʊ i/
adjective, Heraldry.
1.
noting a partition line or charge in which one or more curves interrupt a normally straight line or lines, usually halfway along their length:
per fess nowy; a cross nowy.
Origin
1555-1565
1555-65; < Middle French noue knotted < Latin nōdātus. See node, -ate1
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  • All pollutant emissions are nowy predicted to be below applicable federal conformity thresholds.

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