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27 entries found for cross. The first 10 are listed below.
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Main Entry: 1cross
Pronunciation: primarystresskrodots
Function: noun
Etymology: Old English cros, probably from an early Norse or an early Irish word derived from Latin crux "cross" --related to CRUCIAL, CRUISE, CRUSADE, CRUX, EXCRUCIATING
1 a : a structure consisting of one bar crossing another at right angles b often capitalized : the cross on which Jesus was crucified used as a symbol of Christianity and the Christian religion
2 : sorrow or suffering as a test of patience or virtue <had their crosses to bear>
3 : an object or mark shaped like a cross <a stone cross> <put a cross next to the name>
4 a : an act of crossing unlike individuals b : a crossbred individual or kind
5 : a punch that crosses over an opponent's punch in boxing

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