Difference between revisions of "Bar"

From Cunnan
Jump to navigationJump to search
m
m
Line 2: Line 2:
 
In [[heraldry]], the '''bar''' is an [[ordinary]] in the shape of a thin horizontal line. It is the diminutive of a [[fess]].
 
In [[heraldry]], the '''bar''' is an [[ordinary]] in the shape of a thin horizontal line. It is the diminutive of a [[fess]].
  
It should not be confused with the [[bend]] sinister (the traditional mark of [[bastard]]y) even though the bend sinister is sometimes referred to as a "bar sinister".
+
It should not be confused with the [[bend sinister]] (the traditional mark of [[bastard]]y) even though the bend sinister is sometimes referred to as a "bar sinister".
  
 
[[Category:Device heraldry]]
 
[[Category:Device heraldry]]

Revision as of 12:38, 11 June 2007

Bar.jpg

In heraldry, the bar is an ordinary in the shape of a thin horizontal line. It is the diminutive of a fess.

It should not be confused with the bend sinister (the traditional mark of bastardy) even though the bend sinister is sometimes referred to as a "bar sinister".