[kraws-weyz, kros-]
adverb Unabridged


[kraws-wey, kros-]
a crossroad.

1375–1425; late Middle English croswey. See cross, way1 Unabridged
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crosswise or crossways (ˈkrɒsˌwaɪz, ˈkrɒsˌweɪz)
adj, —adv
1.  across; transversely
2.  in the shape of a cross
crossways or crossways
adj, —adv

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Example sentences
Most carried muskets with the ammunition in pouches slung crossways over their vests.
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