Cru`ci*fix"ion (kr?`s?-f?k"sh?n), n.


The act of nailing or fastening a person to a cross, for the purpose of putting him to death; the use of the cross as a method of capital punishment.


The state of one who is nailed or fastened to a cross; death upon a cross.


Intense suffering or affliction; painful trial.

Do ye prove What crucifixions are in love? Herrick.


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