[ nou-ee, noh-ee ]

  1. 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.

Origin of nowy

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

Words Nearby nowy Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023