Try Our Apps


Supposedly vs. Supposably


[kraws-wey, kros-] /ˈkrɔsˌweɪ, ˈkrɒs-/
a crossroad.
Origin of crossway
late Middle English
1375-1425; late Middle English croswey. See cross, way1 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2015.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for crossway
Historical Examples
  • The leading wheels struck the points with violence, and Jim, watching eagerly, saw the rims mount up over the crossway.

    The Hero of Panama F. S. Brereton
  • You are at the crossway of the roads of life, my boy; choose your way.

    Father Goriot Honore de Balzac
  • Her body was passed underneath the threshold and buried at a crossway.

    Russian Fairy Tales W. R. S. Ralston
  • Presently, on coming to a crossway, Puss decided to take the road that led through the woods.

  • When they arrived at a crossway, Jackal said: "Dear uncle, you are old and tired; stay here."

    South-African Folk-Tales James A. Honey
  • One day he returned from the crossway leading into the Valley, and smiled a sane, rational smile.

    Meg, of Valencia Myra Williams Jarrell
  • They soon emerged on a parish-road, which took them to a crossway where five roads met.

    813 Maurice Leblanc
  • When they had walked for some time they came to a crossway, and there they agreed to part, and each take his own road.

  • At this point they came to a crossway, where a passage ran to right and left.

    In the grip of the Mullah F. S. Brereton
  • The sergeant was giving orders to the spy as they rode, and at the crossway the sergeant, shouting, "Shoot low!"

    The Yeoman Adventurer George W. Gough

Word of the Day

Difficulty index for crossway

Few English speakers likely know this word

Word Value for crossway

Scrabble Words With Friends

Nearby words for crossway