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any of various colorful, stylized designs traditionally painted on Pennsylvania Dutch barns and originally thought to ward off evil
Any of various round designs, such as stylized rosettes, stars, or wheels, traditionally painted on barns by the Pennsylvania Dutch, either as decoration or as charms against misfortune or evil spells.
(plural hex signs)
- (paganism) A protective symbol used in Heathenry comprising of a six petaled flower or star set within a circle.