from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- noun A heraldic bend or baton sinister, held to signify bastardy. Not in technical use.
- noun A hint or proof of illegitimate birth.
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- noun a mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left
- noun the status of being born to parents who were not married
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