Pronunciation: (sal'tir, -tīur, sôl'-), [key]
n. Heraldry.
1. an ordinary in the form of a cross with arms running diagonally from the dexter chief to the sinister base and from the sinister chief to the dexter base; St. Andrew's cross.
2. in saltire, (of charges) arranged in the form of a saltire.
3. per saltire, diagonally in both directions: party per saltire. Also,saltier.

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