Crossbones

Definition of Crossbones

Cross´bones`   Pronunciation: krǒs´bōnz`
n. pl.1.A representation of two of the leg bones or arm bones of a skeleton, laid crosswise, often surmounted with a skull, and serving as a symbol of death.
Crossbones, scythes, hourglasses, and other lugubrious emblems of mortality.
- Hawthorne.

Related Words

Azrael, Black Death, Calvary cross, Christogram, Death, Greek cross, Grim Reaper, Jerusalem cross, Latin cross, Maltese cross, Pale Death, Reaper, Russian cross, T, X, angel of death, ankh, avellan cross, chi, chi-rho, christcross, crisscross, cross, cross ancre, cross botonee, cross bourdonee, cross fitche, cross fleury, cross formee, cross fourchee, cross grignolee, cross moline, cross of Cleves, cross of Lorraine, cross patee, cross recercelee, cross-crosslet, crosslet, crucifix, cruciform, crux, crux ansata, crux capitata, crux decussata, crux gammata, crux immissa, crux ordinaria, dagger, ex, exing, fork cross, gammadion, inverted cross, long cross, memento mori, pale horse, pale rider, papal cross, pectoral cross, potent cross, rood, saltire, sickle of Death, skull, skull and crossbones, swastika, tau, that fell sergeant, that grim ferryman, trefled cross, voided cross, white cross
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