nowy

[ nou-ee, noh-ee ]
/ ˈnaʊ i, ˈnoʊ i /

adjective Heraldry.

noting a partition line or charge in which one or more curves interrupt a normally straight line or lines, usually halfway along their length: per fess nowy; a cross nowy.

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Origin of nowy

1555–65; <Middle French noue knotted <Latin nōdātus.See node, -ate1
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