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Bend sinister
Bend Bend, n. [AS. bend. See Band, and cf. the preceding noun.] 1. A band. [Obs.] --Spenser. 2. [OF. bende, bande, F. bande. See Band.] (Her.) One of the honorable ordinaries, containing a third or a fifth part of the field. It crosses the field diagonally from the dexter chief to the sinister base. Bend sinister (Her.), an honorable ordinary drawn from the sinister chief to the dexter base.

Meaning of Bend sinister from wikipedia

- Bend Sinister is the ninth studio album by English post-punk band the Fall. It was released in September 1986 by record label Beggars Banquet. Bend Sinister...
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- A bend sinister is a heraldic charge. Bend Sinister may also refer to: Bend Sinister (novel), a 1947 novel by Vladimir Nabokov Bend Sinister (album), a...
- a bend is a band or strap running from the upper dexter (the bearer's right side and the viewer's left) corner of the shield to the lower sinister (the...
- hand" of God. Sinister is used to mark that an ordinary or other charge is turned to the heraldic left of the shield. A bend sinister is a bend which runs...
- Bend Sinister is a progressive-indie band formed in 2001 now based in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The band takes its name from a novel by Vladimir...
- escutcheon or coat of arms; see dexter and sinister Baton sinister, diminutive of the bend sinister Bend sinister, heraldic charge in heraldry, sometimes...
- Bend Sinister is the third release EP from Vancouver band, Bend Sinister released September 14. 2007. The video for first single, "Time Breaks Down", received...
- the arms of the former grand duchy of Baden. Bend sinister: A bend in the opposite direction (sinister chief to dexter base). Chevron: like the beams...
- The arms are blazoned as follows: Shield: Tierced per bend sinister Azure, and Vert, a bend sinister Gules fimbriated Argent and in dexter chief a Sun with...
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