Definition of Saltires

1. Noun. (plural of saltire) ¹



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Definition of Saltires

1. saltire [n] - See also: saltire

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Saltires

saltillos
saltily
saltimbanco
saltimbancos
saltimbocca
saltimboccas
saltine
saltines
saltiness
saltinesses
salting
salting in
salting out
saltings
saltire
saltires (current term)
saltirewise
saltish
saltle
saltless
saltlick
saltlicks
saltlike
saltly
saltmaker
saltmakers
saltmaking
saltmarsh
saltmarshes
saltmouth

Literary usage of Saltires

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"2 saltires Quarterly gn. and or in the second and third quarters a saltire of ... Crescent Arg. three saltires engr. sa. in chief a crescent of the second. ..."

2. Handbook of the Coins of Great Britain and Ireland in the British Museum by Herbert Appold Grueber (1899)
"Obv. h' • D' • S' • ROSA : SIRS : SPA • (stops, saltires) ; m. in. lis. Bust of king facing, as on the Shilling, No. 418. Rev. ..."

3. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward (1896)
"Perhaps the best known instance is that of the arms of the Lordship of BREDA, Gules, three saltires argent, which was quartered in the shield of the Princes ..."

4. History of Scottish Seals from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century, with by Walter de Gray Birch (1907)
"The accessories here are a fleur-de-lis, a crescent, an estoile and two saltires, with sprigs of foliage and flowers. Each side, in addition to the above ..."

5. The Gold Coins of England: Arranged and Described: Being a Sequel to Mr by Robert Lloyd Kenyon (1884)
"As last, with only two saltires after Fr, one after Salva, two between all the other words on ... Same as last, with two saltires also after Gra, Rer Per, ..."

6. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"(stops, saltires). Long cross pattée, with three pellets in each angle. [PI. ... Same as the last, but with two saltires after 40. Same as the last coin, ..."

7. An Alphabetical Dictionary of Coats of Arms Belonging to Families in Great by John Woody Papworth (1874)
"2 saltires Quarterly gn. and or in the second and third quarters a saltire of ... Crescent Arg. three saltires engr. sa. in chief a crescent of the second. ..."

8. Handbook of the Coins of Great Britain and Ireland in the British Museum by Herbert Appold Grueber (1899)
"Obv. h' • D' • S' • ROSA : SIRS : SPA • (stops, saltires) ; m. in. lis. Bust of king facing, as on the Shilling, No. 418. Rev. ..."

9. A Treatise on Heraldry, British and Foreign: With English and French Glossaries by John Woodward (1896)
"Perhaps the best known instance is that of the arms of the Lordship of BREDA, Gules, three saltires argent, which was quartered in the shield of the Princes ..."

10. History of Scottish Seals from the Eleventh to the Seventeenth Century, with by Walter de Gray Birch (1907)
"The accessories here are a fleur-de-lis, a crescent, an estoile and two saltires, with sprigs of foliage and flowers. Each side, in addition to the above ..."

11. The Gold Coins of England: Arranged and Described: Being a Sequel to Mr by Robert Lloyd Kenyon (1884)
"As last, with only two saltires after Fr, one after Salva, two between all the other words on ... Same as last, with two saltires also after Gra, Rer Per, ..."

12. The Numismatic Chronicle by Royal Numismatic Society (Great Britain) (1898)
"(stops, saltires). Long cross pattée, with three pellets in each angle. [PI. ... Same as the last, but with two saltires after 40. Same as the last coin, ..."

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