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- adj. Marked by lines crossing in two or more directions.
- v. Simple past tense and past participle of crisscross.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. marked with crossing lines
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HOLMES: Yes, and it's an investigation that's kind of crisscrossed the country.
Connecting these industries to one another and to eastern U.S. and European markets were railroads, which crisscrossed the West by the end of the nineteenth century.
Candidates crisscrossed the metro area Sunday in a last-minute push for votes as the latest poll showed that while the New York governor's race has the makings of a blowout, the contests for attorney general and comptroller are a dead heat.
She became such a lightning rod that she crisscrossed the country raising money for endangered incumbents but campaigned publicly with only one or two during the fall sprint.
In the run-up to the 1960 presidential campaign, they crisscrossed the country together, discovering, as Mr. Sorensen wrote in a 2008 memoir, "Counselor," that they "enjoyed each other's company, joking, talking politics and planning his future."
Shadows crisscrossed on the wall like dragon scales.
The pair crisscrossed Afghanistan in the summer, looking for converts to their cause.
Her ankle joints made an agonized hiss, ball sockets crisscrossed with score marks from the sand.
He scrambled up onto the stone table where the golem sat, clambered onto her leg, and climbed the metal piping that crisscrossed her barrel-shaped torso.
The scars that crisscrossed his dewlaps seized up as if his face might fall apart.
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