saltire

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to: navigation, search
Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia

See also: Saltire

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

saltire (plural saltires)

  1. (heraldry) An ordinary (geometric design) in the shape of an X. It usually occupies the entire field in which it is placed.
    • 2011 October 1, Tom Fordyce, “Rugby World Cup 2011: England 16-12 Scotland”, BBC Sport:
      But the World Cup winning veteran's left boot was awry again, the attempt sliced horribly wide of the left upright, and the saltires were waving aloft again a moment later when a long pass in the England midfield was picked off to almost offer up a breakaway try.
St. Patrick's Cross, a red saltire on a white background

Synonyms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Anagrams[edit]