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checky

or chequ·y

[ chek-ee ]
/ ˈtʃɛk i /
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adjective Heraldry.
divided into several rows of squares of two alternating tinctures: a fess checky, or and azure.
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Origin of checky

1400–50; late Middle English cheke(e) <Middle French escheque checked, chequered in pattern, past participle of eschequer, derivative of escheccheck1
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British Dictionary definitions for checky

checky
/ (ˈtʃɛkɪ) /

adjective
(usually postpositive) heraldry having squares of alternating tinctures or furs; checked
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