[ kris-kraws, -kros ]
/ ˈkrɪsˌkrɔs, -ˌkrɒs /


the figure or mark of a cross.


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Origin of christcross

1350–1400; Middle English Crist cross Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2020

British Dictionary definitions for christcross

/ (ˈkrɪsˌkrɒs) /

noun archaic

  1. the mark of a cross formerly placed in front of the alphabet in hornbooks
  2. the alphabet itself
a cross used in place of a signature by someone unable to sign his name
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