crosslet

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Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman croiselette; alternatively, cross +‎ -let.

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Noun[edit]

crosslet (plural crosslets)

  1. (chiefly heraldry) A small cross with crossed arms.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, I.vi:
      Then Vna gan to aske, if ought he knew, / Or heard abroad of that her champion trew, / That in his armour bare a croslet red.

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