Crosscut saw. (a) A saw, the teeth of which are so set as to adapt it for sawing wood crosswise of the grain rather than lengthwise. (b) A saw managed by two men, one at each end, for cutting large logs crosswise.

(Cross"-days`) n. pl. (Eccl.) The three days preceding the Feast of the Ascension.

(Cros*sette") n. [F., dim. of crosse. See Crosier.] (Arch.) (a) A return in one of the corners of the architrave of a door or window; — called also ancon, ear, elbow. (b) The shoulder of a joggled keystone.

(Cross"-ex*am`i*na"tion) n. (Law) The interrogating or questioning of a witness by the party against whom he has been called and examined. See Examination.

(Cross"-ex*am"ine) v. t. [imp. & p. p. Cross-examined (-?nd); p. pr. & vb. n. Cross- examining.] (Law) To examine or question, as a witness who has been called and examined by the opposite party. "The opportunity to cross-examine the witnesses." Kent.

(Cross"-ex*am"in*er) n. One who cross-examines or conducts a crosse- examination.

(Cross"-eye`) n. See Strabismus.

(Cross"-eyed`) a. Affected with strabismus; squint-eyed; squinting.

(Cross"fish`) n. (Zoöl.) A starfish.

(Cross"flow`) v. i. To flow across, or in a contrary direction. "His crossflowing course." Milton.

(Cross"-gar`net) n. A hinge having one strap perpendicular and the other strap horizontal giving it the form of an Egyptian or T cross.

(Cross"grained) a.

(Cross"bred`) a. (Stock Breeding) Produced by mixing distinct breeds; mongrel.

(Cross"breed`) n.

1. A breed or an animal produced from parents of different breeds; a new variety, as of plants, combining the qualities of two parent varieties or stocks.

2. Anything partaking of the natures of two different things; a hybrid.

(Cross"-bun`) n. A bun or cake marked with a cross, and intended to be eaten on Good Friday.

(Cross`-cross"let) n. (Her.) A cross having the three upper ends crossed, so as to from three small crosses.

(Cross"cut`) v. t. To cut across or through; to intersect.

(Cross"cut`), n.

1. A short cut across; a path shorter than by the high road.

2. (Mining) A level driven across the course of a vein, or across the main workings, as from one gangway to another.

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