Definitions

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To make the sign of the cross on or over something or someone.
  • v. To make the sign of the cross.
  • v. To bless, to keep from evil influence.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Said.
  • transitive v. To sanctify; to bless so as to protect from evil influence.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To bless with the sign of the cross; bless so as to protect from evil influence.
  • Forms of the past participle of say, conformed to original strong participles like lain.

Etymologies

Old English seġnian, from Latin signō. (Wiktionary)

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