Definitions of Cross
  1. noun
    a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
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    Calvary cross, cross of Calvary
    a Latin cross set on three steps
    Celtic cross
    a Latin cross with a ring surrounding the intersection
    crucifix, rood, rood-tree
    representation of the cross on which Jesus died
    Greek cross
    a cross with each of the four arms the same length
    Jerusalem cross
    a cross with equal arms, each terminating in a small crossbar
    Latin cross
    a cross with the lowest arm being longer than the others
    Lorraine cross, cross of Lorraine
    a cross with two crossbars, one above and one below the midpoint of the vertical, the lower longer than the upper
    Maltese cross
    a cross with triangular or arrow-shaped arms and the points toward the center
    papal cross
    a cross with three crossbars
    patriarchal cross
    a cross with two crossbars
    St. Andrew's cross, saltire
    a cross resembling the letter x, with diagonal bars of equal length
    St. Anthony's cross, tau cross
    cross resembling the Greek letter tau
    type of:
    emblem, icon
    special design or visual object representing a quality, type, group, etc.
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