from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A swastika.
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- n. the official emblem of the Nazi Party and the Third Reich; a cross with the arms bent at right angles in a clockwise direction
German : Haken, hook (from Middle High German hāken; see haček) + Kreuz, cross (from Middle High German kriuze; see kreuzer).(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)