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bend' sin'ister




n. Heraldry.
a diagonal band extending from the sinister chief of an escutcheon to the dexter base: a supposed mark of bastardy.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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