St. Andrew's cross


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Related to St. Andrew's cross: Saltire Cross
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Noun1.St. Andrew's cross - a cross resembling the letter x, with diagonal bars of equal lengthSt. Andrew's cross - a cross resembling the letter x, with diagonal bars of equal length
Cross - a representation of the structure on which Jesus was crucified; used as an emblem of Christianity or in heraldry
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And the child reverently touched the little coral finger-ring which she wore as a charm against bad luck, while Sorelli, stealthily, with the tip of her pink right thumb-nail, made a St. Andrew's cross on the wooden ring which adorned the fourth finger of her left hand.
George's Cross with the Scottish flag's diagonal white St. Andrew's Cross on a blue background and the Irish flag's red saltire (diagonal or St.
Others are more subtle, such as the flags of Alabama and Florida, both of which include a crimson cross, sometimes called the St. Andrew's Cross but clearly evocative of the battle flag.
Baxter, who had been ridiculously on the verge of disqualification with his St. Andrew's Cross blue hair while Americans wore stars and stripes and bald eagle helmets, stunned the skiing world with his bronze.