Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- See saltierwise.
- adv. heraldry In the form of saltire; crossing diagonally.
GNU Webster's 1913
- adv. (Her.) In the manner of a saltire; -- said especially of the blazoning of a shield divided by two lines drawn in the direction of a bend and a bend sinister, and crossing at the center.
- saltire + -wise (Wiktionary)
“To the Badge _two swords saltirewise_ in the angles of the cross are added in the case of members of the Military Division.”
“Circular bezel divided saltirewise into four triangular spaces filled alternately with red and yellow enamel”
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