Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In heraldry:
  • Having the ends crossed.
  • Same as crossed when noting a crosslet: thus, a cross erosslet recrossed is the same as a cross crosslet crossed.

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  • adjective crossed a second time
  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of recross.

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Examples

  • Running out of grub, Henderson again recrossed the divide, and went down the Indian River and up the Yukon to Sixty Mile.

    The Gold Hunters of the North

  • Running out of grub, Henderson again recrossed the divide, and went down the Indian River and up the Yukon to Sixty Mile.

    The Gold Hunters of the North

  • "Ay – if we can do anything more," repeated he, as we again recrossed the boundary-line, and entered the Tod country.

    John Halifax, Gentleman

  • The Northern papers contain a report that the larger portion of Grant's corps has recrossed from the north side of the James River, but state that he retains his position in the surrounding forts.

    Foreign and Colonial News

  • Sometimes they topped the bed of the torrent by hundreds of feet, and again they dipped down and crossed and recrossed it twenty times in twice as many rods.

    Jack London's Story - Moon Face: Planchette pg 3 of 3

  • Then on, into the northeast, past Koyokuk, Tanana, and Minook, till they rounded the Great Curve at Fort Yukon, crossed and recrossed the Arctic Circle, and headed south through the Flats.

    WHICH MAKE MEN REMEMBER

  • Greg recrossed his legs and Cal thought: fussy matron wearing panty hose.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • Bottom, he recrossed the divide and got three men, Munson, Dalton, and

    The Gold Hunters of the North

  • Greg recrossed his legs and Cal thought: fussy matron wearing panty hose.

    Three Stages of Amazement

  • But the truth, even more, is that life is perpetually weaving fresh threads which link one individual to another and one event ot another, and that these threads are crossed and recrossed, doubled and reboubled to thicken the web, so that between any slightest point of our past and all the others a rich network of memories gives us an almost infinite variety of communicating paths to chose from.

    2009 May 27 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

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