1. bend sinister a mark of bastardy; lines from top right to bottom left
  2. bar sinister the status of being born to parents who were not married
  3. sinister wicked, evil, or dishonorable
  4. brandy snifter a globular glass with a small top; used for serving brandy
  5. cabinet minister the job of a senior minister who is a member of the cabinet
  6. condescending characteristic of those who treat others with arrogance
  7. administer supervise or be in charge of
  8. bend dexter diagonal line traversing a shield from the upper right corner to the lower left
  9. genus Nestor a genus of Psittacidae
  10. bandmaster the conductor of a band
  11. bird's nest nest where birds lay their eggs and hatch their young
  12. pond-skater long-legged bug that skims about on the surface of water
  13. bannister a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
  14. bird's nest fern tropical Old World or Australian epiphytic fern frequently forming tufts in tree crotches
  15. Bannister English runner who in 1954 became the first person to run a mile in less than four minutes (born in 1929)
  16. pansinusitis inflammation of all of the paranasal sinuses
  17. paternoster a type of lift having a chain of open compartments that move continually in an endless loop so that (agile) passengers can step on or off at each floor
  18. banister a railing at the side of a staircase or balcony to prevent people from falling
  19. windowpane oyster marine bivalve common in Philippine coastal waters characterized by a large thin flat translucent shell
  20. prime minister head of government, especially of a parliamentary democracy