noun plural Date: 1686 two leg or arm bones placed or depicted crosswisecompare skull and crossbones

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  • Crossbones — Cross bones (kr[o^]s b[=o]nz ), n. pl. A representation of two of the leg bones or arm bones of a skeleton, laid crosswise, often surmounted with a skull, and serving as a symbol of death. [1913 Webster] Crossbones, scythes, hourglasses, and… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • crossbones — [krôs′bōnz΄] n. a representation of two thighbones placed across each other, usually under that of a skull, used as a symbol of death or danger …   English World dictionary

  • crossbones — Synonyms and related words: Azrael, Black Death, Calvary cross, Christogram, Death, Greek cross, Grim Reaper, Jerusalem cross, Latin cross, Maltese cross, Pale Death, Reaper, Russian cross, T, X, angel of death, ankh, avellan cross, chi, chi rho …   Moby Thesaurus

  • crossbones — cross|bones [ˈkrɔsbəunz US ˈkro:sbounz] n [plural] →↑skull and crossbones …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • crossbones — cross|bones see SKULL AND CROSSBONES …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • crossbones — [[t]krɒ̱sboʊnz, AM krɔ͟ːs [/t]] see skull and crossbones …   English dictionary

  • crossbones — noun see skull and crossbones at skull …   English new terms dictionary

  • crossbones — noun see skull and crossbones …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • crossbones — UK [ˈkrɒsˌbəʊnz] / US [ˈkrɔsˌboʊnz] See: skull and crossbones …   English dictionary

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