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Origin of fylfot
Example sentences from the Web for fylfot
The gallows from which he is suspended forms a Tau cross, while the figure—from the position of the legs—forms a fylfot cross.The Illustrated Key to the Tarot|L. W. de Laurence
Both the Greek fret and the fylfot appear to have been unknown to the Semitic nations as an ornament or as a symbol.The Swastika|Thomas Wilson
There can be no doubt that the fylfot throughout Eur-Asia had a symbolic significance, which in many places it still retains.
In Ireland, however, and in Scotland, the fylfot seems to have marked Christian sepulchres.
It was long ago remarked that the fylfot is almost exclusively an Aryan symbol.