from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A swastika.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. A cross formed of four capital gammas, formerly used as a mysterious ornament on ecclesiastical vestments, etc. See fylfot.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. An ornament on ecclesiastical vestments resembling the Greek capital gamma (
Γ) in shape.
Stergos touched the golden gammadion amulet of his order hanging at his breast and returned to the inner chamber.
“Take off your own gammadion and replace it with this, or we will slay you as you stand there.”
He held up the gammadion he wore; it was of plain iron.
"His Eminence has a gold gammadion set with gems," Maytera Mint confided.
Remora had produced his gammadion; Maytera Mint laid her hand upon it.
As Silk stared, he fished a gammadion blazing with gems from beneath his threadbare brown tunic.
He took the gammadion from about his neck and held it up for Auk's inspection.
With an arm of his gammadion, Incus removed the soldier's skull plate.
First, Pas's gammadion: "_Great Pas, Designer and Creator of the Whorl, Lord Guardian of the Aureate Path, we_ --"
Many of these are formed of the Coptic gammadion or symbol of the cross.