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In [[heraldry]], the '''bend sinister''' is an [[ordinary]] in the shape of a thick diagonal line starting from the [[sinister]] [[chief]] corner. In [[period]] it was generally used to denote a bastard.
 
In [[heraldry]], the '''bend sinister''' is an [[ordinary]] in the shape of a thick diagonal line starting from the [[sinister]] [[chief]] corner. In [[period]] it was generally used to denote a bastard.
   

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In heraldry, the bend sinister is an ordinary in the shape of a thick diagonal line starting from the sinister chief corner. In period it was generally used to denote a bastard.