Celtic cross


: a cross having essentially the form of a Latin cross with a ring about the intersection of the crossbar and upright shaft see cross illustration

Word History

First Known Use

1852, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Celtic cross was in 1852

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“Celtic cross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Celtic%20cross. Accessed 21 Jun. 2024.

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