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christcross

[kris-kraws, -kros] /ˈkrɪsˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs/
noun
1.
the figure or mark of a cross.
Origin
1350-1400
1350-1400; Middle English Crist cross
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British Dictionary definitions for christcross

christcross

/ˈkrɪsˌkrɒs/
noun (archaic)
1.
  1. the mark of a cross formerly placed in front of the alphabet in hornbooks
  2. the alphabet itself
2.
a cross used in place of a signature by someone unable to sign his name
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