Capuchin-cross

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Capuchin-cross a cross having each arm terminated by a ball
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Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. crois (Fr. croix)—L. cruc-em, orig. an upright post to which latterly a cross-piece was added.

Usage

In literature:

Crossing the bridge, we mounted the rather steep hill to the Capuchin Church of Del Monti at the top.
"Fair Italy, the Riviera and Monte Carlo" by W. Cope Devereux
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