from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Heraldry An ordinary in the shape of a Saint Andrew's cross, formed by the crossing of a bend and a bend sinister.
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- n. An ordinary (geometric design) in the shape of an X. It usually occupies the entire field in which it is placed.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A St. Andrew's cross, or cross in the form of an X, -- one of the honorable ordinaries.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. See saltier.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. a cross resembling the letter x, with diagonal bars of equal length
Middle English sautour, from Old French saultoir, stile, from saulter, to jump, from Latin saltāre; see saltation.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)