[ kraws-lit, kros- ]
/ ˈkrɔs lɪt, ˈkrɒs- /
a small cross, as one used as a heraldic charge.
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Origin of crosslet
OTHER WORDS FROM crossletcross·let·ed, adjective
Words nearby crosslet
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Example sentences from the Web for crosslet
Tudor Rose2 Crosses crosslet in two upper quarters, Balderstone.English Heraldic Book-stamps|Cyril Davenport
Scott of Congerhurst in Kent bore “Silver a crosslet fitchy sable.”
The first crosslet is charged with an annulet, probably as a mark of cadency.A Complete Guide to Heraldry|Arthur Charles Fox-Davies
British Dictionary definitions for crosslet
/ (ˈkrɒslɪt) /
heraldry a cross having a smaller cross near the end of each arm
Word Origin for crosslet
C16 croslet a little cross
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