Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Made or put in the shape of a cross; bearing a cross.
  • Marked by a line drawn across; canceled; erased: generally with out.
  • Placed or laid across or crosswise: as, crossed arms.
  • Thwarted; opposed; obstructed; counteracted.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of cross.

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

  • adjective placed crosswise
  • adjective (of a check) marked for deposit only as indicated by having two lines drawn across it

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Examples

  • The Justice League routinely referenced outside comics during these years, specifically stuff like Firestorm and Black Lightning, but the team did not have an actual crossover until 1982, when the title crossed over with All Star Squadron for a storyline, from #207-209 October-December 82.

    Self-Contained Title Experiment | Comics Should Be Good! @ Comic Book Resources

  • The euphemism crossed the ocean when they came home.

    Flushed

  • An expression crossed her face which Manny took great pains to describe, presumably because he believed it partially explained his subsequent behavior.

    Kalooki Nights

  • The euphemism crossed the ocean when they came home.

    Flushed

  • An expression crossed her face as if, despite scale, she had just swallowed a bug.

    Full-Blooded Fantasy

  • An expression crossed her face as if, despite scale, she had just swallowed a bug.

    Full-Blooded Fantasy

  • An expression crossed the mothers face, as if remembering something.

    Above Suspicion

  • An expression crossed the mothers face, as if remembering something.

    Above Suspicion

  • If you’re lucky enough to be one of those eighth graders whose name was written down in the back of that book, and if you’re further lucky enough not to have your name crossed out later due to an unfortunately horizontal growth spurt or a sudden increase in ugliness, you will be like me.

    THE EXILE OF GIGI LANE

  • If you’re lucky enough to be one of those eighth graders whose name was written down in the back of that book, and if you’re further lucky enough not to have your name crossed out later due to an unfortunately horizontal growth spurt or a sudden increase in ugliness, you will be like me.

    THE EXILE OF GIGI LANE

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