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crosstown running or extending across the longitudinal axis, and main thoroughfares, of a city. [2 definitions]
crosstree either of a pair of horizontal bars attached to a ship's masthead in order to spread the shrouds.
crosswalk a lane or path, usu. near the corner of a street, that is marked off as a pedestrian crossing.
crossway the place where two roads or paths intersect; crossroad.
crosswind a wind blowing at an angle across the path of an airplane, ship, or the like.
crosswise so as to cross or lie transversely across. [2 definitions]
crossword a puzzle in which the player must guess words from numbered clues and enter them in the correspondingly numbered series of vertical or horizontal squares; crossword puzzle.
crossword puzzle a puzzle in which the player must guess words from numbered clues and enter them in the correspondingly numbered series of vertical or horizontal squares.
crotch the place where two linear parts, such as human legs, come together.
crotchet a whim, eccentricity, or odd idea. [2 definitions]
crotchety given to peculiar whims and notions; capriciously stubborn; cantankerous.
croton any of various large, tropical plants, shrubs, or trees, often used medicinally. [2 definitions]
Croton bug a small cockroach.
crouch to lower the body close to the ground by bending the legs, as an animal about to pounce or a human preparing to run in a race. [4 definitions]
croup1 an abnormal respiratory condition, most common in children, the symptoms of which include coughing and difficulty in breathing.
croup2 the rump of an animal, esp. a horse.
croupier an attendant in a betting game such as roulette who collects on losing bets and pays on winning ones.
crouton a small, usu. cubical, piece of bread that is fried or toasted and added to salads, soups, or the like.
Crow a tribe or member of a tribe of a North American Indian people now living in eastern Montana. [2 definitions]
crow1 any of a number of shiny black birds noted for their shrill, harsh calls and for their scavenging.
crow2 to make the harsh call of a rooster. [4 definitions]