paly

[pey-lee]

Origin of paly

First recorded in 1550–60; pale1 + -y1
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paly

adjective
  1. (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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