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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To compose; to settle; to arrange.
  • adj. See compony.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To arrange; settle.
  • In heraldry, composed of small squares of two tinctures alternately in one row: said of a bordure, bend, or other ordinary. Also compon, componed, compony, and gobonated. See counter-compony.

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  • "In heraldry, composed of small squares of two tinctures alternately in one row: said of a bordure, bend, or other ordinary. Also compon, componed, compony, and gobonated. See counter-compony." --from the Century Dictionary

    April 11, 2014