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cross

 [kros]
1. a cross-shaped figure or structure.
2. any organism produced by crossbreeding.
3. a method of crossbreeding.

cross

(kros),
1. Any figure in the shape of a cross formed by two intersecting lines. Synonym(s): crux
2. Synonym(s): crux of heart
3. A method of hybridization or the hybrid so produced.
[F. croix, L. crux]

cross

(kraws)
1. Any figure or structure characterized by the intersection of two lines.
Synonym(s): crux.
2. A method of hybridization or the hybrid so produced.
[F. croix, L. crux ]

cross

  1. a mating between a male and a female of a plant or animal species, from which one or more offspring are produced.
  2. a hybrid produced by mating two unlike parents.
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THE prospect of facing a rampant Andy Carroll does not faze Hull City's James Chester - the defender has crossed swords regularly with the West Ham striker since they were eight-year-olds.
Teams representing England and Scotland crossed swords in a 20-over match at Wooler in Northumberland on Monday night.
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The Chelsea boss crossed swords with Arsene Wenger and Rafa Benitez in his first Premier League spell yet always showed Sir Alex Ferguson big respect.
The Spaniard, who frequently crossed swords with the Portuguese while at Liverpool and during the self-titled 'Special One's' first spell at Stamford Bridge, seemed to suggest Mourinho lacked humility and crossed the line of what was acceptable in order to win.
The players crossed swords at this year's London Olympics where Nishikori fought back to record a 4-6 6-4 6-1 victory.
Clashing armour and the sound of crossed swords echoed through the site as the knights took each other on in combat displays.
The ship"s crest embodies two crossed swords against the blue sky and ocean waves which symbolise strength, responsibility and commitment to a righteous cause, said Captain Dahiya.
The five-year-old crossed swords with some far more experienced rivals in the two-mile-sixfurlong mares' hurdle and drifted violently before jumping away under Ruby Walsh.
Wales captain Bellamy crossed swords with the Danish centre-half in Copenhagen on Wednesday.