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christcross-row

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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The alphabet; -- formerly so called, either from the cross usually set before it, or from a superstitious custom, sometimes practiced, of writing it in the form of a cross, by way of a charm.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The alphabet; the A B C; a horn-book.

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