Definition of Crucifix

1. Noun. Representation of the cross on which Jesus died.

Exact synonyms: Rood, Rood-tree
Generic synonyms: Cross
Derivative terms: Crucify



2. Noun. A gymnastic exercise performed on the rings when the gymnast supports himself with both arms extended horizontally.
Generic synonyms: Gymnastic Exercise

Definition of Crucifix

1. n. A representation in art of the figure of Christ upon the cross; esp., the sculptured figure affixed to a real cross of wood, ivory, metal, or the like, used by the Roman Catholics in their devotions.

Definition of Crucifix

1. Noun. A wooden cross used for crucifixions, as by the Romans. ¹

2. Noun. An ornamental or symbolic sculptural representation of Christ on a crucifix, often worn as a pendant or displayed in a Christian church. ¹

3. Noun. (gymnastics) The iron cross, a position on the rings where the gymnast holds the rings straight out on either side of the body. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Crucifix

1. a cross bearing an image of Christ [n -ES]

Crucifix Pictures

Click the following link to bring up a new window with an automated collection of images related to the term: Crucifix Images

Lexicographical Neighbors of Crucifix

crucible
crucible steel
crucibles
crucifer
cruciferae
cruciferous
cruciferous plant
cruciferous vegetable
crucifers
crucifiction
crucifictions
crucified
crucifier
crucifiers
crucifies
crucifix (current term)
crucifix fish
crucifixes
crucifixion
crucifixionlike
crucifixions
crucifixlike
cruciform
cruciform eminence
cruciform ligament of atlas
cruciform loops
cruciform part of fibrous digital sheath
cruciform part of fibrous sheath
cruciform pulley
cruciform structure

Literary usage of Crucifix

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1872)
"THE crucifix succeeded the cross in the chronology of sacred Art, and, we have reason to believe, preceded the crucifixion ; each forming a stage in the ..."

2. The History of Our Lord as Exemplified in Works of Art: With that of His by Jameson (Anna), Elizabeth Rigby Eastlake (1872)
"THE crucifix succeeded the cross in the chronology of sacred Art, and, we have reason to believe, preceded the crucifixion ; each forming a stage in the ..."

3. The Antiquary by Edward Walford, John Charles Cox, George Latimer Apperson (1883)
"... though that there was a crucifix there, such as described by Reformation historians, with a figure moved by rough mechanism, is certain ; but when or ..."

4. A Dictionary of Christian Antiquities: Being a Continuation of the by Samuel Cheetham (1880)
"It is called the crucifix of .lohn VII., and represents a mosaic in the old Basilica of St. Peter's. Rocen date* it 706. It bears the cruciform nimbus with ..."

5. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner (1896)
"... crucifix>: copyrighted 1887, by F. Marion Crawford, and reproduced by permission of the Macmillan Company, Publishers MARZIO entered the inner studio ..."

Other Resources Relating to: Crucifix

Search for Crucifix on Dictionary.com!Search for Crucifix on Thesaurus.com!Search for Crucifix on Google!Search for Crucifix on Wikipedia!

Search