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[kraws-weyz, kros-]
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  1. crosswise.
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[kraws-wey, kros-]
  1. a crossroad.
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Origin of crossway

First recorded in 1375–1425, crossway is from the late Middle English word croswey. See cross, way1
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Related Words for crossways

diagonally, horizontally, vertically, crosswise, crossing, interchange, junction, overpass, crossroad, bridge, passage, intersection, crossways, bevel, oblique, cross, bias, circle, stop

Examples from the Web for crossways

Historical Examples of crossways

  • Quarter the cabbage lengthways, and then slice it crossways.

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    Eliza Leslie

  • I was standing at the crossways, where the road goes off to Gaskarth.

  • Henry Esmond gave his hand in a stately minuet to Diana of the Crossways.

  • “He says I can have the cottage over to Crossways,” said Job.

  • Andrew Hedger repeated that it was The Crossways house, ne'er a doubt.