from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A swastika.
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- n. A swastika, especially one with the arms bent in an anticlockwise direction.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A peculiarly formed cross, each arm of which has a continuation at right angles, all in the same direction, used as a symbol or as an ornament since prehistoric times from China to western Africa.
Originally perhaps a device for the foot of a painted window : fill + foot.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)