chequy

[ chek-ee ]
/ ˈtʃɛk i /

adjective Heraldry.

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checky

or chequ·y

[ chek-ee ]
/ ˈtʃɛk i /

adjective Heraldry.

divided into several rows of squares of two alternating tinctures: a fess checky, or and azure.

Origin of checky

1400–50; late Middle English cheke(e) < Middle French escheque checked, chequered in pattern, past participle of eschequer, derivative of eschec check1
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checky

/ (ˈtʃɛkɪ) /

adjective

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

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