Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Decorated or covered with chevrons, or with chevron-like ornamentations; marked with zig-zag lines or stripes.
  • In heraldry, same as chevroné.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective Having a chevron; decorated with an ornamental figure of a zigzag from.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of chevron.

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Examples

  • Shelley indicated and pulled the car slowly over to the white-chevroned verge at the edge of the slip road.

    It's October, 1956.

  • Dr. Ogwang and his colleagues used the natural predators of the plant to help eradicate it–the mottled water hyacinth weevil, N. eichhorniae, and the chevroned water hyacinth weevil, N. bruchi.

    Biocontrol of Invasive Water Hyacinth Contributes to Socioeconomic Improvement | Impact Lab

  • The heavy, many-chevroned church, now subdued by violet shadow except where its upper courses caught the western stroke of flame-colour, stood close to her grounds, as in many other parishes, though the village of which it formerly was the nucleus had become quite depopulated: its cottages had been demolished to enlarge the park, leaving the old building to stand there alone, like a standard without an army.

    Two on a Tower

  • Shelley indicated and pulled the car slowly over to the white-chevroned verge at the edge of the slip road.

    Boiling a Frog

  • Shelley indicated and pulled the car slowly over to the white-chevroned verge at the edge of the slip road.

    Boiling a frog

  • We raced back to the turnoff, then down a twisting, chevroned country road.

    Cat & Mouse

  • So they all leap on the poor protesting Margaret O'Brien devotee, while Slothrop, for whom the humiliation and (presently, as the arrival of the police grows later and later) the sexual abuse and torture were really intended (Gotta hand it to ya, Pop!) slips away, loosening as he nears the outside the satin ties of his gown, dragging reluctantly, off of his grease-chevroned head, the shining wig of innocence. ...

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • The soles of his heavy boots left chevroned patterns in the street.

    The Guns Of The South

  • We must admit that when we thought of those wound-chevroned Scots who had remained on the lines with the new Archangel troops of uncertain morale and recalled the looks in their eyes, we sensed a trace of bitter in our cup of joy.

    The History of the American Expedition Fighting the Bolsheviki Campaigning in North Russia 1918-1919

  • A chevroned black-beard half a horse-length behind him translated the demand into stately Pashtu, and for answer the hill chieftain mounted his stolen horse and shook his tulwar.

    Rung Ho

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