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  • n. A burning cross made of wood, historically used to rally troops.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. a cross constructed of two firebrands, and pitched upon the point of a spear; formerly in Scotland borne by a runner as a signal for the clan to take up arms.

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