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Instruments of Martyrdom

1910 New Catholic Dictionary

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Often used as symbols of martyr saints; e.g., arrows, for Saint Sebastian, a toothed wheel for Saint Catherine, a gridiron for Saint Lawrence, pincers or forceps for Saint Apollonia and Saint Leger, a butcher's knife for Saint Bartholomew, a cross saltire or Saint Andrew's Cross for Saint Andrew.

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Entry for 'Instruments of Martyrdom'. 1910 New Catholic Dictionary.​dictionaries/​eng/​ncd/​i/instruments-of-martyrdom.html. 1910.