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Saint Andrew's cross

noun Saint An·drew's cross \-ˈan-ˌdrüz-\

Definition of Saint Andrew's cross

  1. :  a figure of a cross that has the form of two intersecting oblique bars — see cross illustration

Origin and Etymology of saint andrew's cross

St. Andrew diedab a.d. 60, apostle who, according to tradition, was crucified on a cross of this type

First Known Use: 1615

Rhymes with saint andrew's cross

Calvary cross, Geneva cross, John of the Cross, pectoral cross, Perth and Kinross, profit and loss, viper's bugloss

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less dense or relating to a select group

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