crossed


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crossed

(krost) shaped or arranged like a cross or the letter X.

crossed

Passing from one side to the other, as the crossed corticospinal tract, in which nerve fibers cross from one side of the medulla to the other.
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We crossed the Upsallata range, and at night slept at the custom-house -- the only inhabited spot on the plain.
She did not stop there as she had always done before, but crossed with a long, steady stride as if she had done this all her life.
D'Artagnan, I ask your pardon for having yesterday crossed swords with you; Aramis does the same to Porthos; now hate me if you can; but for my own part, I shall ever, even if you do hate me, retain esteem and friendship for you.