papal cross

papal cross


Definition of PAPAL CROSS

:  a figure of a cross having a long upright shaft and three crossbars with the longest at or somewhat above its middle and the two other successively shorter crossbars above the longest one — see cross illustration

First Known Use of PAPAL CROSS

circa 1889


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