- a street crossing another street.
- a short street connecting main streets.
Origin of cross street
First recorded in 1815–25
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Examples from the Web for cross street
Arriving at the cross-street, they turned the corner, and halted breathlessly.A Waif of the Plains
It was not far to the nearest booth, a block or two down the cross-street.The Coast of Chance
Sunset blazed crimson at the western end of every cross-street.Athalie
Robert W. Chambers
His ears told him that Jabe and his crew had also swung into the cross-street.Jim Spurling, Fisherman
Albert Walter Tolman
Peter paused at a cross-street and looked uncertainly to left and right.History Repeats
George Oliver Smith