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paly

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

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