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St Andrew s cross

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  • St. Andrew's Cross — Saint Andrew s cross or Andrew Cross may refer to: Saltire, X shaped cross in heraldry and vexillology Flag of Scotland, white saltire on a blue field Saint Andrew s Cross (BDSM), X shaped cross in BDSM dungeons St. Andrew s cross (philately), an …   Wikipedia

  • St Andrew's cross — n. an X shaped cross. * * * St Andrew s cross noun 1. A cross in the form of the letter X 2. A white cross of this type on a blue background, as borne on the banner of Scotland • • • Main Entry: ↑saint * * * St Andrew s cross 7 [St Andrew s… …   Useful english dictionary

  • saint andrew's cross — noun Usage: usually capitalized S&A Etymology: so called from the tradition that St. Andrew was crucified on a cross of this type 1. a. : a figure of a cross having the form of two intersecting oblique bars : saltire 2 b. : such a figure… …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Andrew's cross — Saint Saint (s[=a]nt), n. [F., fr. L. sanctus sacred, properly p. p. of sancire to render sacred by a religious act, to appoint as sacred; akin to sacer sacred. Cf. {Sacred}, {Sanctity}, {Sanctum}, {Sanctus}.] 1. A person sanctified; a holy or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • saint-andrew's-cross — (|) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷(ˌ) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ noun Usage: usually capitalized S&A Etymology: St. Andrew s cross : a No. American and West Indian woody plant (Ascyrum hypericoides) with petals arranged as a St. Andrew s cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • Saint Andrew's cross — n. an X shaped cross: see CROSS, illus …   English World dictionary

  • St. Andrew's Cross — noun St. Andrews Cross (or the Cross of St. Andrew) is a white saltire on a blue background. This pattern was associated with Saint Andrew from medieval times …   Wiktionary

  • Saint Andrew's cross — noun Etymology: Saint Andrew died about A.D. 60, apostle who, according to tradition, was crucified on a cross of this type Date: 1615 a figure of a cross that has the form of two intersecting oblique bars see cross illustration …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • St Andrew’s Cross — the national flag of Scotland, consisting of an X shaped white cross on a blue background. The cross also forms part of the British Union Jack flag. St Andrew is Scotland’s national saint. Compare St George’s Cross. * * * …   Universalium

  • Saint Andrew's Cross — an X shaped cross. See illus. under cross. * * * …   Universalium

  • St. Andrew's cross — a cross composed of four diagonal arms of equal length; saltire. See illus. under cross. * * * …   Universalium

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