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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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Examples from the Web for crossways

Historical Examples

  • 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.

  • I wanted directions to The Crossways; I had missed my way at some turning.