Saltire, Saltier, or Saltes. One of the honourable ordinaries. P. 20.
The Saltire is subject to all the accidentalforms of lines, as Embattled, Nebule, Wavy, etc.
When figures are borne on the saltire, it issaid to be charged, or the charges are said to be, on a saltire. When the saltire is between four figures it is said to be cantoned