Sign of the Cross

Sign of the Cross
   See Cross.

American Church Dictionary and Cyclopedia. — New York, Thomas Whittaker. . 1901.

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  • sign of the cross — sign′ of the cross′ n. rel a ceremonial movement of the hand to indicate the Christian cross • Etymology: 1250–1300 …   From formal English to slang

  • sign of the cross — n. an outline of a CROSS (sense 5a) made symbolically by a movement of the hand or fingers …   English World dictionary

  • Sign of the Cross — For other uses, see Sign of the Cross (disambiguation). The Sign of the Cross (Latin: Signum Crucis), or crossing oneself, is a ritual hand motion made by members of many branches of Christianity, often accompanied by spoken or mental recitation… …   Wikipedia

  • sign of the cross — noun a gesture with the right hand moving to form a cross; used by Catholics as a profession of faith (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑gesture, ↑motion * * * : a gesture of the hand forming a cross; especially : such a motion from one s forehead to the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • sign of the cross —    This term refers to the cross, the instrument of Jesus execution, which has become a symbol ofChristianity. The sign of the cross is used in many liturgical blessings; moreover, individuals often sign themselves while saying: In the name of… …   Glossary of theological terms

  • Sign of the Cross (disambiguation) — Sign of the Cross may refer to:* Sign of the Cross, the ritual hand motion by Christians * The Sign of the Cross: Travels in Catholic Europe , a book by Colm Tóibín * The Sign of the Cross (film) , directed by Cecil B. DeMille * Sign of the Cross …   Wikipedia

  • the sign of the cross — a movement of the hand that forms a cross shape and that is done as an expression of the Christian faith She knelt and made the sign of the cross. • • • Main Entry: ↑sign of the cross …   Useful english dictionary

  • The Sign of the Cross — The Sign of the Cross: Travels in Catholic Europe is a non fiction book published in 1994 by Irish novelist Colm Tóibín. In the book, Tóibín describes successive Holy Weeks spent in Poland, Seville, Bavaria, Rome, and the Balkans and reflects on… …   Wikipedia

  • The Sign of the Cross (film) — Infobox Film name = The Sign of the Cross caption = director = Cecil B. DeMille producer = Cecil B. DeMille writer = Sidney Buchman Waldemar Young Wilson Barrett (play) starring =Fredric March Elissa Landi Claudette Colbert Charles Laughton music …   Wikipedia

  • Sign of the Cross (novel) — Infobox Book name = Sign of the Cross title orig = translator = image caption = author = Chris Kuzneski illustrator = cover artist = country = USA language = English series = genre = Thriller publisher = Jove Books pub date = 2006 english pub… …   Wikipedia

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