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  • adjective superlative form of cross: most cross.


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  • Eventually, I made it a point to "find" myself sitting in the foyer next to the crossest-looking elderly lady and explained how sad and yet comforting it was to return here where my late husband and I had enjoyed such happy holidays.

    Travel solo, never alone

  • At the bottom, close to the brook, is the post-office, kept surely by the crossest old woman in all those parts.

    The Small House at Allington

  • Now nine is the crossest of all cross numbers, and full to the lip of all crochets.

    Lorna Doone

  • “And you are the crossest old woman,” said Lily, laughing, and giving her hand to the postmistress.

    The Small House at Allington

  • At four P.M. (July 24th) we left Suwaykah, all of us in the crossest of humours, and travelled in a N.E. direction.

    Personal Narrative of a Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah and Meccah

  • The fairies always supplied me with flax for my spinning, and by great diligence I made enough cord for a ladder that would reach to the foot of the tower; but, alas! just as my prince was helping me to descend it, the crossest and ugliest of the old fairies flew in.

    The Blue Fairy Book

  • I cannot take you with me, because my aunt is the crossest woman alive, and never liked young people.

    Granny's Wonderful Chair

  • He's the crossest little man I have met with in the new country.

    Sanders' Union Fourth Reader

  • A. Bingham, who now returns to Congress after an absence of one term, whom his friends describe as the "best-natured and crossest-looking man in the House."

    History of the Thirty-Ninth Congress of the United States

  • "It's all your fault anyway," snarled Slasher, the biggest and crossest fish.

    How Sammy Went to Coral-Land


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