Cruxes
Crux Crux (kr[u^]ks), n.; pl. E. {Cruxes} (-[e^]z), L. {Cruces} (kr[udd]"s[=e]z). [L., cross, torture, trouble.] Anything that is very puzzling or difficult to explain. --Dr. Sheridan. [1913 Webster]

The perpetual crux of New Testament chronologists. --Strauss. [1913 Webster] ||


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