Rouen cross

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • Rouen cross a cross in fretwork, as a brooch or pendant
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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:

Then he sped away to the southeast and, crossing the channel, passed between Amiens and Rouen and reached Paris before ten o'clock.
"The Master Key" by L. Frank Baum
Crosses were placed not only there, and in Rouen, but also on other spots.
"Joan of Arc" by Ronald Sutherland Gower
Fountain of the Stone Cross, at Rouen 90 78.
"Architectural Antiquities of Normandy" by John Sell Cotman
In the Rouen station a fine old lady was giving coffee at a Red Cross canteen.
"A "Y Girl in France" by Katherine Shortall
Later on we used a cross between a Rouen and Cayuga.
"Natural and Artificial Duck Culture" by James Rankin
I lay at the White Cross, in Rouen, which is a very large city, on the Seine, having two smaller rivers besides, called the Aubette and Robec.
"The Diary of John Evelyn (Vol 1 of 2)" by John Evelyn
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