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  • to move back and forth (over something)
  • to mark something with crossed lines
  • a pattern of crossed lines
  • marked with crossed lines
  • crossing one another
- The Nuttall Encyclopedia



Criss"cross` (kr?s"kr?s`; 115), n. [A corruption of Christcross.] 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.

Criss"cross`, v. t. To mark or cover with cross lines; as, a paper was crisscrossed with red marks.

Criss"cross` (kr?s"kr?s`;115), 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.

- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)



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