saltire

3 ENTRIES FOUND:

sal·tire

noun \ˈsl-ˌtī(-ə)r, ˈsal-\

Definition of SALTIRE

:  a heraldic charge consisting of a cross formed by a bend and a bend sinister crossing in the center

Origin of SALTIRE

Middle English sautire, from Anglo-French sautour
First Known Use: 14th century

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