CROSS BITE. One who combines with a sharper to draw in
a friend; also, to counteract or disappoint. CANT.--This
is peculiarly used to signify entrapping a man so as to obtain
CRIM. COM. money, in which the wife, real or supposed,
conspires with the husband.
- The Devil's Dictionary (Ambrose Bierce)
Cross"bite` (-bīt`), n.
A deception; a cheat. [Obs.]
Cross"bite", v. t. To deceive;
to trick; to gull. [Obs.]
- Webster's Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
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