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  • n. An examination of a witness, following redirect, by the opposing party.
  • v. To cross again.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To cross a second time.


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re- +‎ cross


  • Basing her work on far-flung archives, Ms. Jasanoff takes us on a global voyage from North America to Europe, Africa and even India — and back again — as her subjects cross and recross the Atlantic in search of an elusive utopia.

    The Refugees Who Built an Empire

  • Could even argue folks are out there looking to cross & recross this line in their lives as a way of defining it's edge.

    This and/or that

  • The northern party had to turn back, recross the Potomac, and take the Winchester road.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Even Charlie looked vaguely uncomfortable, shifting in her seat to recross her legs.

    Brush of Darkness

  • The skeins of their flight rise and fall, expand and contract, circle above, cross and recross, the light altered by their dark little bodies in the shadow and the ping of refracted beams off their wings when they zip across the open yard.


  • Madero crossed into Mexico with a few followers, the large force he was expecting didn't materialize, and he was forced to recross the border.

    Glorious innocent: the tragedy and triumph of Francisco Madero (1873–1913)

  • They did not recross the river, but drove eastward along the quays, where stallholders had set out their wares.

    The Mistaken Wife

  • Thanks to the curfew in place, German nationals were not permitted out of their homes after 6:00 P.M. There would be no lineup at the checkpoint, and if all went well, they would recross the border well after midnight, when there would be even less risk of being detained and possibly arrested.


  • An even shorter recross in which Hamilton established that there were not photographs of around 6 of the roughly 20 “motivational” posters.

    Freshwater: Hearing testimony ends! - The Panda's Thumb

  • That ended redirect examination and we were kicked out of the building before recross could start.

    Freshwater: 2009 (but not the hearing) drags to an end - The Panda's Thumb


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