noun, Heraldry.
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.
in saltire, (of charges) arranged in the form of a saltire.
per saltire, diagonally in both directions:
party per saltire.
(heraldry) an ordinary consisting of a diagonal cross on a shield


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