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Cross 1Definition: 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
Affiction regarded as a test of patience or virtue; trial; disappointment; opposition; misfortune.
Cross 3Definition: 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 4Definition: 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 5Definition: 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 6Definition: A common heraldic bearing, of which there are many varieties. See the Illustration, above.
Cross 7Definition: The
crosslike mark or symbol used instead of a signature by those
unable to write.
Cross 8Definition: Church
Cross 9Definition: A line drawn across or through another line.
Cross 10Definition: A mixing of
breeds or stock, especially in cattle breeding; or the product of such intermixture; a hybrid of any kind.
Cross 11Definition: An instrument for laying of
offsets perpendicular to the main course.
Cross 12Definition: Not parallel; lying or falling athwart; transverse; oblique; intersecting.
Cross 13Definition: Not accordant with what is wished or expected; interrupting; adverse; contrary; thwarting; perverse.
Cross 14Definition: Characterized by, or in a state of, peevishness,
fretfulness, or ill humor; as, a cross man or woman.
Cross 15Definition: 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 16Definition: Athwart; across.
Cross 17Definition: To put across or athwart; to cause to intersect; as, to cross the arms.
Cross 18Definition: To lay or draw something, as a line, across; as, to cross the letter t.
Cross 19Definition: To pass from one side to the other of; to pass or move over; to traverse; as, to cross a stream.
Cross 20Definition: To pass, as
objects going in an opposite direction at the same time.
Cross 21Definition: To run counter to; to thwart; to obstruct; to hinder; to clash or interfere with.
Cross 22Definition: To interfere and cut off; to debar.
Cross 23Definition: To make the sign of the cross upon; followed by the reflexive pronoun; as, he crossed himself.
Cross 24Definition: 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 25Definition: To cause to interbreed; said of different
races; to mix the breed of.
Cross 26Definition: To lie or be athwart.
Cross 27Definition: To move or pass from one side to the other, or from place to place; to make a transit; as, to cross from New
Cross 28Definition: To be inconsistent.
Cross 29Definition: To interbreed, as
races; to mix distinct
cross 30Definition: (genetics) the act of mixing different species or varieties of
plants and thus to produce
cross 31Definition: an organism that is the offspring of genetically dissimilar
parents or stock; especially offspring produced by breeding
animals of different varieties or
breeds or species; "a mule is a cross between a horse and a donkey"
cross 32Definition: a cross as an emblem of Christianity; used in heraldry
cross 33Definition: a wooden structure consisting of an upright post with a transverse piece
cross 34Definition: marking consisting of crossing
any affliction that causes great suffering; "that is his cross to bear"; "he bears his afflictions like a crown of thorns"
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"
trace a line through or across; "cross your `t''"
travel across or pass over; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"
meet and pass; "the trains crossed"
fold so as to resemble a cross; "she crossed her legs"
meet at a point
hinder or prevent (the efforts, plans, or desires) of; "What ultimately frustrated every challenger was Ruth''s amazing September surge"; "foil your opponent"
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"