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gobony

[guh-boh-nee]
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adjective Heraldry.
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Also go·bo·née [guh-boh-ney] /gəˈboʊ neɪ/.

Origin of gobony

1605–15; obsolete gobon slice, Middle English goboun < Anglo-French *gobon (Old French gobet; see gobbet) + -y as in compony
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Historical Examples

  • An early example shows that this shield began as a plain field with a gobony border.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 13, Slice 3

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