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Crux Decussata

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A St. Andrew’s cross

Crux decussāta est in qua duo ligna directa et æquabilia inter se obliquantur, cujus formam refert litera X quæ, ut ait Isidorus (Orig. 1, iii.) ‘in figura crucem et in numero decem demonstrat.ʹ Hæc vulgo Andreana vocatur, quod vetus traditio sit in hac S. Antream fuisse necatum.”—Gretser: De Cruce, book i. p. 2.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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