Definition of vairy in English:
Of a pattern resembling vair but usually in other colours.
- Vair and vairy are half metal and half color.
- The same pattern can be shown in other colours, when it is known as vairy, and the colours must be specified, e.g. Ferrers, Vairy or and gules.
- The red and gold hint at the Boulogne connection, and the Vair of the second and third quarters hint at Guines whose colours of blue and white were also borne vairy.
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