paly(redirected from paliest)
adj. pal·i·er, pal·i·est Archaic
Divided into several equal parts by perpendicular lines. Used of a field.
[Middle English, from Old French pale, from pal, stake; see pale1.]
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(Heraldry) (usually postpositive) heraldry vertically striped
[C15: from Old French palé, from Latin pālus stake; see pale2]
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Archaic. pale 1.
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