Entry from British & World English dictionary
A guard on a sword or dagger consisting of a short transverse bar.
- As she did so, she noticed the glyph that decorated the center of the cross guard.
- The cross guard was made of a different metal, and was silver in color and the grip was covered in red leather.
- Isabelle then raised the cross guard to her lips before returning the weapon.
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