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from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • The first two letters of the Greek word XRISTOS, Christ; -- an abbreviation used with the letters separate or, oftener, in a monogram, often inclosed in a circle, as a symbol or emblem of Christ. It use as an emblem was introduced by Constantine the Great, whence it is known as the Constantinian symbol, or monogram. See labarum.

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  • These two letters are Chi Rho, the Greek letters that form the Labarum, or the first two letters of "Christ" in Greek.

    Also, a version of Microsoft Windows.

    Also, a being-dead type of emoticon.

    December 30, 2008