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Compony \Com*po"ny\, ||Compon'e \Com*po"n['e]\, a. [F. compon['e].] (Her.) Divided into squares of alternate tinctures in a single row; -- said of any bearing; or, in the case of a bearing having curved lines, divided into patches of alternate colors following the curve. If there are two rows it is called counter-compony.


a. (context heraldry postpositive English) Divided into a line of squares of alternating tinctures