[kraws-wey, kros-]
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Origin of crossway

First recorded in 1375–1425, crossway is from the late Middle English word croswey. See cross, way1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

Examples from the Web for crossway

Historical Examples of crossway

  • Her body was passed underneath the threshold and buried at a crossway.

    Russian Fairy Tales

    W. R. S. Ralston

  • At this point they came to a crossway, where a passage ran to right and left.

  • They soon emerged on a parish-road, which took them to a crossway where five roads met.


    Maurice Leblanc

  • You are at the crossway of the roads of life, my boy; choose your way.

    Father Goriot

    Honore de Balzac

  • The leading wheels struck the points with violence, and Jim, watching eagerly, saw the rims mount up over the crossway.

    The Hero of Panama

    F. S. Brereton