Definition of Bendy

1. a. Divided into an even number of bends; -- said of a shield or its charge.



Definition of Bendy

1. Adjective. Having the ability to be bent easily. ¹

2. Adjective. (informal) Of a person, flexible; having the ability to bend easily. ¹

3. Adjective. Containing many bends and twists. ¹

4. Adjective. Of a vehicle, articulated. ¹

5. Adjective. (heraldry) Divided into diagonal bands of colour ¹

6. Noun. (heraldry) A field divided diagonally into several bends, varying in metal and colour. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Bendy

1. okra [adj BENDIER, BENDIEST] - See also: okra

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bendy

bendings
bendiocarb
bendir
bendirs
bendless
bendlet
bendlets
bendly
bendrofluazide
bendroflumethiazide
bends
bends the truth
bendsome
bendways
bendwise
bendy (current term)
bendy bus
bendy straw
bendy straws
bendy tree
bendys
bene
beneaped
beneath
beneathe
beneceptor
benedict
benedictine

Literary usage of Bendy

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1. A Glossary of Terms Used in Heraldry by Henry Gough, James Parker (1894)
"bendy wavy of six, argent and azure—PLATEB, Suffolk. MONTFORT. bendy sinister (fr. Jarre), with the lines drawn from the left-hand upper or sinister corner ..."

2. Pugilistica: The History of British Boxing Containing Lives of the Most by Henry Downes Miles (1906)
"Caunt grappled for the fall, but bendy got down, Caunt following suit, ... bendy made himself up for mischief, and played round his man for a few seconds, ..."

3. English Heraldry: With Four Hundred and Fifty Illus. Drawn and Engraved on by Charles Boutell (1907)
"Barry bendy. bendy" as No. 118, or " barry bendy" as No. 119. A Bend issuing from the sinister chief is a Bend Sinister. The SALTIRE (H. 3), a combination ..."

4. The British Herald Or, Cabinet of Armorial Bearings of the Nobility & Gentry by Thomas Robson (1830)
"bendy barry sinister. See BARRY bendy SINISTER. bendy sinister, per bend ... bendy sinister paly, or paly bendy sinister, differs only from the last by the ..."

5. Life of Richard Trevithick: With an Account of His Inventions by Francis Trevithick (1872)
"... because he was the son of the inventor of the steam-dredger and the locomotive. Mr. bendy had worked on the first steam-dredger, ..."

6. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward (1896)
"bendy-sinister of six is occasionally found. bendy- sinister argent and ... bendy of seven occurs once ; the family of ESCHEL- BACH in Bavaria bears it ..."

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