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crisscross


  4  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crisscross  \Criss"cross`\,  v.  t. 
  To  mark  or  cover  with  cross  lines;  as  a  paper  was 
  crisscrossed  with  red  marks. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crisscross  \Criss"cross`\  (kr?s"kr?s`;115),  adv 
  1.  In  opposite  directions;  in  a  way  to  cross  something  else; 
  crossing  one  another  at  various  angles  and  in  various 
  ways. 
 
  Logs  and  tree  luing  crisscross  in  utter  confusion. 
  --W.  E. 
  Boardman. 
 
  2.  With  opposition  or  hindrance;  at  cross  purposes; 
  contrarily;  as  things  go  crisscross. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Crisscross  \Criss"cross`\  (kr?s"kr?s`;  115),  n.  [A  corruption  of 
  Christcross.] 
  1.  A  mark  or  cross,  as  the  signature  of  a  person  who  is 
  unable  to  write. 
 
  2.  A  child's  game  played  on  paper  or  on  a  slate,  consisting 
  of  lines  arranged  in  the  form  of  a  cross. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  crisscross 
  adj  :  marked  with  crossing  lines  [syn:  {crisscrossed}] 
  n  :  marking  consisting  of  crossing  lines  [syn:  {cross},  {mark}] 
  adv  :  crossing  one  another  in  opposite  directions 
  v  1:  cross  in  a  pattern,  often  random 
  2:  mark  with  or  consist  of  a  pattern  of  crossed  lines; 
  "wrinkles  crisscrossed  her  face" 
  3:  mark  with  a  pattern  of  crossing  lines;  "crisscross  the  sheet 
  of  paper" 




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