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Cross 1

Definition: A gibbet, consisting of two pieces of timber placed transversely upon one another, in various forms, as a T, or with the horizontal piece below the upper end of the upright, or as an X. It was anciently used in the execution of criminals.

Cross 2

Definition: Affiction regarded as a test of patience or virtue; trial; disappointment; opposition; misfortune.

Cross 3

Definition: A piece of money stamped with the figure of a cross, also, that side of such a piece on which the cross is stamped; hence, money in general.

Cross 4

Definition: An appendage or ornament or anything in the form of a cross; a badge or ornamental device of the general shape of a cross; hence, such an ornament, even when varying considerably from that form; thus, the Cross of the British Order of St. George and St. Michael consists of a central medallion with seven arms radiating from it.

Cross 5

Definition: A monument in the form of a cross, or surmounted by a cross, set up in a public place; as, a market cross; a boundary cross; Charing Cross in London.

Cross 6

Definition: A common heraldic bearing, of which there are many varieties. See the Illustration, above.

Cross 7

Definition: The crosslike mark or symbol used instead of a signature by those unable to write.

Cross 8

Definition: Church lands.

Cross 9

Definition: A line drawn across or through another line.

Cross 10

Definition: A mixing of breeds or stock, especially in cattle breeding; or the product of such intermixture; a hybrid of any kind.

Cross 11

Definition: An instrument for laying of offsets perpendicular to the main course.

Cross 12

Definition: Not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting.

Cross 13

Definition: Not accordant with what is wished or expected; interrupting; adverse; contrary; thwarting; perverse.

Cross 14

Definition: Characterized by, or in a state of, peevishness, fretfulness, or ill humor; as, a cross man or woman.

Cross 15

Definition: Made in an opposite direction, or an inverse relation; mutually inverse; interchanged; as, cross interrogatories; cross marriages, as when a brother and sister marry persons standing in the same relation to each other.

Cross 16

Definition: Athwart; across.

Cross 17

Definition: To put across or athwart; to cause to intersect; as, to cross the arms.

Cross 18

Definition: To lay or draw something, as a line, across; as, to cross the letter t.

Cross 19

Definition: To pass from one side to the other of; to pass or move over; to traverse; as, to cross a stream.

Cross 20

Definition: To pass, as objects going in an opposite direction at the same time.

Cross 21

Definition: To run counter to; to thwart; to obstruct; to hinder; to clash or interfere with.

Cross 22

Definition: To interfere and cut off; to debar.

Cross 23

Definition: To make the sign of the cross upon; followed by the reflexive pronoun; as, he crossed himself.

Cross 24

Definition: To cancel by marking crosses on or over, or drawing a line across; to erase; usually with out, off, or over; as, to cross out a name.

Cross 25

Definition: To cause to interbreed; said of different stocks or races; to mix the breed of.

Cross 26

Definition: To lie or be athwart.

Cross 27

Definition: To move or pass from one side to the other, or from place to place; to make a transit; as, to cross from New York to Liverpool.

Cross 28

Definition: To be inconsistent.

Cross 29

Definition: To interbreed, as races; to mix distinct breeds.

cross 30

Definition: (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of animals or plants and thus to produce hybrids

cross 31

Definition: an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding plants or animals of different varieties or breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"

cross 32

Definition: a cross as an emblem of Christianity; used in heraldry

cross 33

Definition: a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece

cross 34

Definition: marking consisting of crossing lines

cross 35

Definition: any affliction that causes great suffering; "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"

cross 36

Definition: breed animals or plants using parents of different races and varieties; "cross a horse and a donkey"; "Mendel tried crossbreeding"; "these species do not interbreed"

cross 37

Definition: trace a line through or across; "cross your `t''"

cross 38

Definition: travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"

cross 39

Definition: meet and pass; "the trains crossed"

cross 40

Definition: fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs"

cross 41

Definition: meet at a point

cross 42

Definition: hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth''s amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"

cross 43

Definition: to cover or extend over an area or time period; "Rivers traverse the valley floor", "The parking lot spans 3 acres"; "The novel spans three centuries"

cross 44

Definition: perversely irritable


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