paly

[ pey-lee ]
/ ˈpeɪ li /
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adjective Archaic.


Nearby words

  1. paludal,
  2. paludamentum,
  3. paludism,
  4. paludrine,
  5. palustrine,
  6. palynology,
  7. palytoxin,
  8. pam,
  9. pam.,
  10. pama-nyungan

Origin of paly

First recorded in 1550–60; pale1 + -y1

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British Dictionary definitions for paly

paly

/ (ˈpeɪlɪ) /

adjective

(usually postpositive) heraldry vertically striped

Word Origin for paly

C15: from Old French palé, from Latin pālus stake; see pale ²

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