Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. A crossroad.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. A crossroad.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. See crossroad.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A cross-road.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a junction where one street or road crosses another

Etymologies

cross +‎ way (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • At last he came to where another road crossed the way he followed, and about the crossway was the ground clearer of trees, while beyond it the trees grew thicker, and there was some underwood of holly and thorn as the ground fell off as towards a little dale.

    The Well at the World's End: a tale

  • The expansion project will more than double the Canal's capacity, enabling it to accommodate ships that are now too large to transverse the transoceanic crossway, and should help to reduce the high unemployment rate.

    Panamá

  • When I am alone, I can sleep crossway in a bed without an argument.

    Janet Kinosian: What Your Sleep Position Says About You

  • I want you to go to level ninety-nine, crossway eighty-six, group four nought five and see if you can get to the eight young ladies in gray that I told you of.

    "Master Control" by Harl Vincent, part 4

  • It was a place of meeting, twenty-sixth level, twenty-third crossway, group 208.

    "Master Control" by Harl Vincent, part 1

  • The expansion project will more than double the Canal's capacity, enabling it to accommodate ships that are now too large to transverse the transoceanic crossway and should help to reduce the high unemployment rate.

    Economy-overview

  • The greenhouse concealed the garden wall on the northern side, the opposite wall was covered with climbing plants trained upon poles painted green and connected with crossway trellises.

    The Imaginary Mistress

  • If it's a fat old carrot, you might want to cut the thick end lengthwise a couple of more times before making the crossway cuts.

    Archive 2005-07-01

  • He was told to leave the ways to which he had hitherto confined himself knowing no other means of transit — and to plunge down one of the middle staircases into the blackness of a crossway.

    When the Sleeper Wakes

  • Neither shouldest thou have stood in the crossway, to cut off those of his that did escape; neither shouldest thou have delivered up those of his that did remain in the day of distress.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

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