As a verb counterchange
is to give and receive; to cause to change places; to exchange.
As a noun counterchange
is (obsolete) an exchange of one thing for another.
As an adjective counterchanged is
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To give and receive; to cause to change places; to exchange.
To checker; to diversify, as in heraldic counterchanging.
- Witch-elms that counterchange the floor / Of this flat lawn with dusk and bright.
(obsolete) An exchange of one thing for another.
(obsolete) Due return (for an action etc.); reciprocation.
* 1590 , Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene , III.ix:
- But Paridell sore brused with the blow, / Could not arise, the counterchaunge to scorse [...].
(heraldry) Having the tinctures exchanged mutually.
- If the field is divided palewise, or and azure, and cross is borne counterchanged , that part of the cross which comes on the azure side will be or, and that on the or side will be azure.