fylfot

noun
fyl·​fot | \ ˈfil-ˌfät How to pronounce fylfot (audio) \

Definition of fylfot

Examples of fylfot in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web It’s might be called a croix gammée, a whirling log, fylfot, tetraskelion, gammadation, or cross cramponnée, for instance. Anne Quito, Quartz, 24 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of fylfot

1842, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for fylfot

Middle English, device used to fill the lower part of a painted glass window (from a conjectural manuscript reading)

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“Fylfot.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fylfot. Accessed 23 Jul. 2021.

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