Crisscross's

crisscross

[kris-kraws, -kros]
verb (used with object)
1.
to move back and forth over: students crisscrossing the field on their way to school.
2.
to mark with crossing lines.
verb (used without object)
3.
to proceed or pass back and forth; be arranged in a crisscross pattern: The streets in that part of town crisscross confusingly.
adjective
4.
Also, crisscrossed. having many crossing lines, paths, etc.
noun
5.
a crisscross mark, pattern, etc.
adverb
7.
in a crisscross manner; crosswise.
8.
awry; askew.

Origin:
1810–20; variant of christcross

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crisscross (ˈkrɪsˌkrɒs)
 
vb
1.  to move or cause to move in a crosswise pattern
2.  to mark with or consist of a pattern of crossing lines
 
adj
3.  (esp of a number of lines) crossing one another in different directions
 
n
4.  a pattern made of crossing lines
5.  a US term for noughts and crosses
 
adv
6.  in a crosswise manner or pattern

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crisscross
1818, from M.E. crist(s)-crosse "Christ's cross." Used today without awareness of origin.
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