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- n. A diminutive of the bend, of the same shape, but only half the width of the bend.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A narrow bend, esp. one half the width of the bend.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In heraldry, a bearing of the nature of the bend, but half as wide. Also called garter.
- n. A name of the common British sea-anemone, Actinia mesembryanthemum.
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