Some articles on bar sinister, sinister, bar:
... accidentally kidnapped to be a guinea pig by Capitol City's best geneticist, Simon Bar Sinister (Peter Dinklage), who is secretly experimenting on dogs to ... help the citizens of Capitol City, taking the name, "Underdog." However, Bar Sinister (whose face was badly disfigured when a burning television monitor fell on him during the lab fire), hunting Underdog and ... feeding three DNA pills to his German Shepherds, Bar Sinister takes the mayor hostage while setting up a bomb on top of city hall, which is filled with a formula that makes whoever ...
... Simon Bar Sinister is a mad scientist ... A "bend sinister", sometimes, inaccurately, called a "bar sinister", is a diagonal line in heraldry that can indicate that the person is a bastard by birth ...
... In French blazon a bend sinister is called a barre ... Sir Walter Scott is credited with giving literature the macaronic phrase bar sinister, which has become a metonymic term for bastardy ... In English blazon a bar is a horizontal stripe, symmetric with respect to sinister and dexter ...
More definitions of "bar sinister":
- (noun): A mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left.
Synonyms: bend sinister
Famous quotes containing the words sinister and/or bar:
“Calm fell. From Heaven distilled a clemency;
There was peace on earth, and silence in the sky;
Some could, some could not, shake off misery:
The Sinister Spirit sneered: It had to be!
And again the Spirit of Pity whispered, Why?”
—Thomas Hardy (18401928)
“They made a paction tween them twa,
They made it firm and sure,
That the first word whaeer shoud speak,
Shoud rise and bar the door.”
—Unknown. Get Up and Bar the Door (l. 1316)