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crosse

[kraws, kros] /krɔs, krɒs/
noun
1.
a long-handled racket used in the game of lacrosse.
Origin of crosse
1865-1870
1865-70; < French: literally, hooked stick, Old French croce < Germanic; see crutch, crook1

La Crosse

[luh kraws, kros] /lə ˈkrɔs, ˈkrɒs/
noun
1.
a city in W Wisconsin, on the Mississippi River.
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crosse

/krɒs/
noun
1.
a light staff with a triangular frame to which a network is attached, used in playing lacrosse
Word Origin
French, from Old French crocecrosier
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