One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Printing (in a hand press) the longer of the two crosspieces used to adjust the chase to different page sizes.
2Numismatics a cross having limbs extending to the outer circle on a coin, appearing on the coinage of Henry III and Edward I in the period 1247–79; frequently attributive, designating a coin of this type, or the period in which such coins were produced.
Late 17th century; earliest use found in Joseph Moxon (1627–1691), printer and globe maker.
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