crosslet

noun
cross·​let | \ ˈkrȯs-lət How to pronounce crosslet (audio) \

Definition of crosslet

: a small cross usually with crossed arms especially : one used as a heraldic bearing — see cross illustration

First Known Use of crosslet

15th century, in the meaning defined above

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“Crosslet.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crosslet. Accessed 6 Aug. 2020.

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