Rosy cross
Rosy Ros"y, a. [Compar. {Rosier}; superl. {Rosiest}.] Resembling a rose in color, form, or qualities; blooming; red; blushing; also, adorned with roses. [1913 Webster]

A smile that glowed Celestial rosy-red, love's proper hue. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

While blooming youth and gay delight Sit thy rosy cheeks confessed. --Prior. [1913 Webster]

Note: Rosy is sometimes used in the formation of self?xplaining compounde; as, rosy-bosomed, rosy-colored, rosy-crowned, rosy-fingered, rosy-tinted. [1913 Webster]

{Rosy cross}. See the Note under {Rosicrucian}, n. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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