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Meaning of SALTIRE

Pronunciation:  'sâl`tIur

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a cross with diagonal bars of equal length
 

SALTIRE is a 7 letter word that starts with S.

 

 Synonyms: St. Andrew's cross
 
 See Also: cross

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Sal"tire\, n. [F. sautoir, fr. LL. saltatorium a sort
of stirrup, fr. L. saltatorius saltatory. See {Saltatory},
{Sally}, v.] (Her.)
A St. Andrew's cross, or cross in the form of an X, -- one of
the honorable ordinaries.

 

 

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