Definition of compony in English:

compony

adjective

Heraldry
  • usually postpositive Divided into a single row of squares in alternating tinctures.

    ‘a 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.’
    • ‘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.’

Origin

Late 16th century: from French componé, from Old French compondre, from Latin componere ‘put together’.

Pronunciation

compony

/kəmˈpōnē/