ˈkriˌskrȯs also -äs
: 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

Word History


Middle English Crist cross, from Crist Christ + cross

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“Christcross.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

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