Origin of crucifix
OTHER WORDS FROM crucifixcru·ci·fi·cial [kroo-suh-fish-uhl], /ˌkru səˈfɪʃ əl/, adjective
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How to use crucifix in a sentence
He learned in this same place to weave these threads and make bracelets, necklaces, rosaries, crucifixes and even rings out of them.
In the Sierra Guadarrama, a Jesuit priest personally led an infantry charge while waving a crucifix.My Father Fled Fascism in Spain—and Taught Me How Lies Can Destroy a Democracy|Sebastian Junger|May 19, 2021|Time
He pulled the crucifix from under his shirt and it glinted in the bright midday sun.Brooklyn Shooting Hits Close to Bill de Blasio’s Park Slope Home|Michael Daly|July 1, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Did you not get a serious case of the creepy crawlies when those hordes of spiders spilled out of the crucifix?‘Penny Dreadful’ Is a Shameless Orgy of Blood, Gore, and Scary Fun|Kevin Fallon|May 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
One of the cornerstone images of the movement purports to be of a Syrian Christian, slain by a crucifix shoved down her throat.Kim Kardashian Butts Into Syria’s (Online) Civil War With #SaveKessab Campaign|Marlow Stern, Michael Weiss|March 31, 2014|DAILY BEAST
And then there's a brief flash of a sultry brunette, topless, alongside a fluorescent crucifix.Sasha Grey on Her Secret ‘True Detective’ Cameo, ‘Open Windows,’ and the Duke Porn Star Backlash|Marlow Stern|March 12, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Block manages to emphasize the importance of religious symbol in his clever use of the crucifix and monk in Hit Me.
Why did Ricetto, Bruno and Servetus in the hour of martyrdom turn with loathing from that sacred emblem, the crucifix?Gospel Philosophy|J. H. Ward
The crucifix, considering its age and position, is in a wonderful state of preservation.Bell's Cathedrals: A Short Account of Romsey Abbey|Thomas Perkins
Seized with affright, the princess recoiled to where an ivory crucifix gleamed on a black velvet background.Balsamo, The Magician|Alexander Dumas
The prelate rose, held on high a brazen crucifix, at which both champions made the sign of the cross with their lance points.
In one hand the lad held up a brazen crucifix, and stretched it forth—defence against the slayer.