from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A cross in the form of a T. Also called Saint Anthony's cross.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See Illust. 6, of Cross.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A T-shaped cross, having no arm above the horizontal bar. Also called cross-tau, and cross of St. Anthony. See etymology of tau, and cut under cross.
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- n. cross resembling the Greek letter tau
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A variation, sometimes called the Egyptian ankh or crux ansata, is a tau cross with a looped handle.