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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".
 
  
 
[[Category:Device heraldry]]
 
[[Category:Device heraldry]]

Latest revision as of 10:31, 25 August 2008

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