Definition of hex sign in English:

hex sign

Syllabification: hex sign

Entry from US English dictionary

noun

A design usually in the shape of a star, wheel, or rosette on a circular field. Formerly, hex signs were painted on barns, especially by the Pennsylvania Dutch, and were thought to ward off evil.

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