American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Archaic Pale.
- adj. Heraldry Divided into several equal parts by perpendicular lines. Used of a field.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In heraldry, divided into four or more equal parts by perpendicular lines: as, paly of six argent and gules. There should always be an even number of parts. Also
palewise. See also cut under border.
- Pale; wanting color.
- n. Same as pale, 1.
- n. A roll of bran such as is given to hounds.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adj. Poetic Pale; wanting color; dim.
- adj. (Her.) Divided into four or more equal parts by perpendicular lines, and of two different tinctures disposed alternately.
- Compare French palé. See pale a stake. (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Old French pale, from pal, stake; see pale1. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
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“Now and then the moon, then in her second quarter, would show her disc for an instant, but be quickly obscured; or a star of "paly" light peep out, and also disappear.”
“But she also spoke of her joy in performing it, of her favorite laugh lines, and the wonderful sense of company that the paly created in each cast.”
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