Calvary cross
noun Date: 1826 a Latin cross usually mounted on three steps — see cross illustration

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  • Calvary cross — noun a Latin cross set on three steps • Syn: ↑cross of Calvary • Hypernyms: ↑Cross * * * noun Usage: usually capitalized 1st C : a Latin cross set upon three steps or upon a mount called also cross Calvary, cross of Calvary * * * Calvary cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calvary cross — Cal′vary cross n. rel cross of Calvary • Etymology: 1670–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • Calvary cross. — See cross of Calvary. [1670 80] * * * …   Universalium

  • Calvary cross. — See cross of Calvary. [1670 80] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Calvary Cemetery, Milwaukee, Wisconsin — Calvary Cemetery is the oldest existing Roman Catholic cemetery in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Owned by the Archdiocese of Milwaukee, it is the final resting place for many of the city s early influential figures. The cemetery was designated a… …   Wikipedia

  • cross of Calvary — noun a Latin cross set on three steps • Syn: ↑Calvary cross • Hypernyms: ↑Cross * * * Usage: usually capitalized 2d C : calvary cross * * * a Latin cross with a representation of steps beneath it. See illus. under cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross — Synonyms and related words: Agnus Dei, Calvary cross, Cape Colored, Christogram, Eurasian, Greek cross, Holy Grail, Host, Jerusalem cross, John Hancock, Latin cross, Malacca cane, Maltese cross, Russian cross, Sanctus bell, Sangraal, T, X, abjure …   Moby Thesaurus

  • cross — I (New American Roget s College Thesaurus) n. rood, crucifix; crosspiece, cross mark, X, ex; gibbet; bur den, trial, trouble, adversity, affliction; hybrid, mixture, crossbreed; half caste, half breed; (cap.) Christianity, the Church, Gospel. v.… …   English dictionary for students

  • cross calvary — noun Usage: usually capitalized 2d C : calvary cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • cross Calvary — noun see calvary cross …   Useful english dictionary

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