Origin of crucifix
Examples from the Web for crucifix
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
Block manages to emphasize the importance of religious symbol in his clever use of the crucifix and monk in Hit Me.
The church of La Madeleine has a crucifix with a weeping Magdalene at its foot.Ecclesiastical Curiosities|Various
He had been accused of attempting to kill his porter with a dagger, but he had only shown him a crucifix.Letters to an Unknown|Prosper Mrime
They knelt down and prayed for some time before the crucifix, and then walked on foot behind the carriage.Walks in Rome|Augustus J.C. Hare
With a jolt Conrad sets the crucifix down and leans it against one of the large trees.The Saxons|Edwin Davies Schoonmaker
As he hastily arose, a crucifix which his mother had suspended to his neck at parting, fell from his bosom.
British Dictionary definitions for crucifix
Word Origin for crucifix
Word Origin and History for crucifix
early 13c., from Old French crucefix (12c., Modern French crucifix), from Latin cruci fixus "(one) fixed to the cross" (see crucify).