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criss•cross



Pronunciation: (kris'krôs", -kros"), [key]
v.t.
1. to move back and forth over: students crisscrossing the field on their way to school.
2. to mark with crossing lines.

v.i.
to proceed or pass back and forth; be arranged in a crisscross pattern: The streets in that part of town crisscross confusingly.

adj.
Also,criss'crossed".having many crossing lines, paths, etc.

n.
1. a crisscross mark, pattern, etc.
2. tick-tack-toe.

adv.
1. in a crisscross manner; crosswise.
2. awry; askew.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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