Crisscross

Definition of Crisscross

Criss´cross`   Pronunciation: kr?s´kr?s`;115
n.1.A mark or cross, as the signature of a person who is unable to write.
2.A child's game played on paper or on a slate, consisting of lines arranged in the form of a cross.
v. t.1.To mark or cover with cross lines; as, a paper was crisscrossed with red marks.
adv.1.In opposite directions; in a way to cross something else; crossing one another at various angles and in various ways.
Logs and tree luing crisscross in utter confusion.
- W. E. Boardman.
2.With opposition or hindrance; at cross purposes; contrarily; as, things go crisscross.

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