Celtic cross
noun Date: 1873 a cross having essentially the form of a Latin cross with a ring about the intersection of the crossbar and upright shaft — see cross illustration

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  • Celtic cross — n. a Latin cross having a wheel like circle around the intersection of the bars …   English World dictionary

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  • Celtic cross — noun a Latin cross with a ring surrounding the intersection • Hypernyms: ↑Cross * * * ˌCeltic ˈcross 7 [Celtic cross] noun a cross with the vertical part longer than the horizontal part and a circle round the centre   Culture …   Useful english dictionary

  • Celtic cross — a cross shaped like a Latin cross and having a ring that intersects each segment of the shaft and crossbar at a point equidistant from their junction. See illus. under cross. [1870 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • Celtic cross — Celt′ic cross′ n. rel a cross shaped like a Latin cross and having a ring that intersects each segment of the shaft and crossbar at a point equidistant from their junction • Etymology: 1870–75 …   From formal English to slang

  • Celtic cross — /kɛltɪk ˈkrɒs/ (say keltik kros), /sɛltɪk/ (say seltik) noun a cross resembling a Latin cross, but having a circle around the upper members centred on their point of intersection …   Australian English dictionary

  • celtic cross — noun a Christian symbol, common in Ireland, which combines the cross with a ring surrounding the intersection …   Wiktionary

  • Celtic cross — noun a Latin cross with a circle round the centre …   English new terms dictionary

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  • Celtic cross stitch — This article is about an ancient embroidery style called Celtic cross stitch. More specific crossed stitches styles and patterns used in the embroidery needlework can be found here, see cross stitches and cross stitchCeltic cross stitch… …   Wikipedia

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