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Crucifix

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Crúcifix. n.s. [crucifixus, Latin.] A representation in picture or statuary of our Lord's passion.

There stands at the upper end of it a large crucifix, very much esteemed. The figure of our Saviour represents him in his last agonies of death. Addison on Italy.

Sources: Addison, Joseph (408)

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Cite this page: Johnson, Samuel. "Crucifix." A Dictionary of the English Language: A Digital Edition of the 1755 Classic by Samuel Johnson. Edited by Brandi Besalke. Last modified: March 5, 2012. http://johnsonsdictionaryonline.com/?p=5876.


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