Definition of St. anthony's cross

1. Noun. Cross resembling the Greek letter tau.

Exact synonyms: Tau Cross
Generic synonyms: Cross

Definition of St. anthony's cross

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of Saint Anthony's cross) ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of St. Anthony's Cross

Sri Lanka rupee
Sri Lankan
Sri Lankan Sign Language
Sri Lankan monetary unit
Sri Lankans
St. Ambrose
St. Andrew
St. Andrew's Cross
St. Andrew's cross
St. Anselm
St. Anthony's cross
St. Anthony's crosses
St. Anthony's fire
St. Athanasius
St. Augustine
St. Baeda
St. Barbara's herb
St. Basil
St. Basil the Great
St. Beda
St. Bede
St. Benedict
St. Bernard
St. Bernards

Literary usage of St. anthony's cross

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1. The New York Obelisk, Cleopatra's Needle: With a Preliminary Sketch of the by Charles Edward Moldenke (1891)
"The sign resembles the St. Anthony-s cross, and is called the crux ansata ("the cross with a handle"). It occurs in almost every Egyptian inscription and is ..."

2. Teachers' Manual: Books I-VIII. by John Spencer Clark (1894)
"St. Anthony,s cross : see Cross Stipules : small leaf-like appendages on the leaf-stalk, where it forms the main branch. Straight: having but one direction ..."

3. Transactions of the Historic Society of Lancashire and Cheshire for the Year (1862)
"There are twp flanges raised up ; and the acus in the shape of a T or St Anthony-s cross, plays within these. No. 8 is not a buckle, ..."

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