adjective[usually postpositive] Heraldry
Divided into a single row of squares in alternating tinctures: a bordure compony
More example sentences
- Or, a lion adumbrated, debruised by two bendlets azure, all within a bordure compony argent and gules.
- I doubt very much that the arms of Navarra appear in the bordure compony.
- Whether Sir Malcolm Wallace and his son bore their arms with a bordure compony, as here, or with a bordure counter-compony as shown elsewhere on these pages, is uncertain.
late 16th century: from French componé, from Old French compondre, from Latin componere 'put together'.
Definition of compony in:
- The US English dictionary