christcross

noun
christ·​cross | \ ˈkriˌskrȯs also -äs \

Definition of christcross

: the mark of the cross formerly put before the alphabet or as the sign of 12 o'clock on a dial : a crosslike mark or figure especially when used as a signature by one unable to write

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History and Etymology for christcross

Middle English Crist cross, from Crist Christ + cross

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“Christcross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/christcross. Accessed 27 Oct. 2021.

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