Definitions

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  • adverb US Via a shortcut.

Etymologies

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From cross + lot.

Examples

  • There was a flat-car standing outside Encina on the track there, just about where it turns and slopes down crosslots to the main track.

    Stanford Stories Tales of a Young University

  • But the young man was not considering either the geographical contours of the country at large or the refreshed and renovated potato field, with its serried ranks of low-growing plants, as he tramped heavily crosslots toward the house.

    An Alabaster Box

  • "Onc't they was an 'ol' feller comin ''long crosslots, late at night, an' he come to a pond, an 'he kinder stopped up an' says to himself,

    The Speaker, No. 5: Volume II, Issue 1 December, 1906.

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