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a plain, right-angled cross having the vertical bar longest
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nounThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
A cross with a shorter horizontal bar intersecting a longer vertical bar above the midpoint.