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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of cross.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- 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.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. placed crosswise
- adj. (of a check) marked for deposit only as indicated by having two lines drawn across it
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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.
The euphemism crossed the ocean when they came home.
An expression crossed her face which Manny took great pains to describe, presumably because he believed it partially explained his subsequent behavior.
An expression crossed her face as if, despite scale, she had just swallowed a bug.
An expression crossed the mothers face, as if remembering something.
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.
Sarah Palin crossed the line with these speech format approaches.
I would have made a non threatening sound and the first vital that my pin crossed, would have been my point of release.
Sunderland says on her blog that she didn't get to see the cape because she was some 50 to 60 miles offshore as she crossed from the Pacific Ocean into the Atlantic.
Palin crossed border for Canadian health-care after slandering it as socialism and throwing out the death-panels lie.