the sign of the cross

noun phrase

Definition of the sign of the cross

: a movement of the hand that forms a cross shape and that is done as an expression of the Christian faith She knelt and made the sign of the cross.

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“The sign of the cross.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/the%20sign%20of%20the%20cross. Accessed 26 May. 2022.

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