Pily, or Paly pily, or Pily counter pily: is a division of the field into a certain even number of parts by piles placed perpendicularly and counterposed. The number of traits, i.e. pieces, should be mentioned, and both the pile and the interval and reckoned in the counting.
Pily counter pily of seven traits(or pierces) or and sable, the points ending in crosses pettée, three in chief, and two in base--POYNTER.
Pily wavy of six traits in point or and gules; over all a fesse of the first--JOHAM, Kent.
Pily of six traits sable and argent, over all a fesse wavy gules--LOVELL, Scotland.