Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The fiery cross (which see, under cross).

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Examples

  • Convention Commissioners, on swift wheels, are carrying the fire-cross from Town to Town, till all

    The French Revolution

  • Let Eighty more of us be sent, post-haste, over France; to spread the fire-cross, to call forth the might of men.

    The French Revolution

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