CRUCIFIX

A cross with the image of the crucified Jesus on it.

Crucifix

[horse] Crucifix (1837–1857) was an undefeated, Classic Race winning, British-bred Thoroughbred racemare. She was also the dam of three sires who had a great influence on the breed. ==Breeding== Crucifix was a bay filly foaled in 1837, by the Epsom Derby winner, Priam; her dam was the then 21 year old, Octaviana by Octavian. Her breeder w...
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crucifix

[n] - representation of the cross on which Jesus died
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crucifix

In the Christian religion, a cross with the figure of Jesus on it. The crucifix is usually used to portray the agony Jesus suffered when he died. Crucifixes are particularly associated with the...
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Crucifix

A sculpture or statuette of Jesus on the cross.
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Crucifix

Cru'ci·fix noun ; plural Crucifixes (-...z). [ French crucifix or LL . crucifixum , from Latin crux , crucis , cross + figere , fixum , to fix. See Cross , and Fix , and confer Crucify.] 1. A representation in art of t...
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crucifix

rood noun representation of the cross on which Jesus died
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Crucifix

• (n.) A representation in art of the figure of Christ upon the cross; esp., the sculptured figure affixed to a real cross of wood, ivory, metal, or the like, used by the Roman Catholics in their devotions. • (n.) The cross or religion of Christ.
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crucifix

(from the article `cross`) ...centuries after Constantine, Christian devotion to the cross centred on the victory of Christ over the powers of evil and death, and realistic ... During this period Giotto may also have done the Crucifix in Santa Maria Novella and the Madonna in San Giorgio e Massimiliano dello Spirito Santo ... [2 rela...
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crucifix

crucifix 1. An image or figure of Jesus on the cross. 2. A cross viewed as a symbol of Jesus' crucifixion.
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Crucifix

A grappling maneuver with the emphasis on ground control. In order to perform a crucifix, a fighter will stretch out and isolate their grounded foe's limbs with the use of their own legs and arms. Once the opponent is prone and unable to protect themselves, the attacking fighter will be free to end the fight unchallenged.
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crucifix

crucifix: see cross.
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Crucifix

A crucifix is a Christian image, often worn as an amulet, comprising an image of Christ on the cross. As an amulet the crucifix offers the wearer Christ's protection against evil. As a rule the figures on the most ancient crucifixes were not carved, but were engraved on gold, silver, or iron crosses. At a later period they were painted on wood, and...
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Crucifix

A grappling maneuver with the emphasis on ground control. In order to perform a crucifix, a fighter will stretch out and isolate their grounded foe's limbs with the use of their own legs and arms. Once the opponent is prone and unable to protect themselves, the attacking fighter will be free to end the fight unchallenged.
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crucifix

In the Christian religion, a cross with the figure of Jesus on it. The crucifix is usually used to portray the agony Jesus suffered when he died. Crucifixes are particularly associated with the Roman Catholic, Anglican, and Orthodox churches. Crucifixes are part of rosaries, and can also be worn or used as statues. The symbolism of the cross also a...
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Crucifix

A crucifix (from Latin cruci fixus meaning `(one) fixed to a cross`) is an image of Jesus on the cross, as distinct from a bare cross. The representation of Jesus himself attached to the cross is referred to in English as the corpus (Latin for `body`). The crucifix is a principal symbol for many groups of Christians, and one of the most common...
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Crucifix

[Cimabue, Santa Croce] Crucifix (c. 1265) is a large, badly damaged, distemper on wood painting by the Italian painter and mosaicist Cimabue, one of his three surviving painted crucifixions. It is noted for being one of the first Italian artworks to break away from the Byzantine style. It is renowned both for its technical innovations and f...
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Crucifix

A model of the cross with the figure of Jesus upon it.
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Crucifix

A cross bearing the figure of Christ. It is often used to represent the suffering of Christ. It became an important image for devotional purposes in the Middle Ages, but was viewed as idolatry by many Protestant Reformers, which is why many Protestant churches prefer the symbol of a cross without Jesus on it (Reid et al. 1990
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