Associations to the word «Crucifix»

Wiktionary

CRUCIFIX, noun. A wooden cross used for crucifixions, as by the Romans.
CRUCIFIX, noun. An ornamental or symbolic sculptural representation of Christ on a cross, often worn as a pendant or displayed in a Christian church.
CRUCIFIX, noun. (gymnastics) The iron cross, a position on the rings where the gymnast holds the rings straight out on either side of the body.

Dictionary definition

CRUCIFIX, noun. Representation of the cross on which Jesus died.
CRUCIFIX, noun. A gymnastic exercise performed on the rings when the gymnast supports himself with both arms extended horizontally.

Wise words

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