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Synonyms for saltire

a cross resembling the letter x, with diagonal bars of equal length

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In 1603, when the new King James I and VI tried to make one united flag, the Scots resisted because the saltire cross had been given an inferior position in the design.
AN INSPIRATIONAL SIGN: Picts were said to have been heartened in battle when a saltire cross was seen in the sky as they fought the Northumbrians in modern-day East Lothian
THE ruling by Whitehall meddlers that we can no longer use the Saltire cross or the letters "SCO" on our number plates is more than just pettifogging bureaucracy.
A white Saltire Cross appears in the blue sky over France.