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

First Known Use: 1615

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capable of being understood in two ways

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