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crosse

Line breaks: crosse
Pronunciation: /krɒs
 
/

Definition of crosse in English:

noun

The stick used in women’s field lacrosse.
Example sentences
  • The goal-keeper may block the ball in any manner with their crosse or body.
  • Field players may pass, catch or run with the ball in their crosse.
  • Practice cradling the ball in the pocket of your crosse.

Origin

mid 19th century: from French, from Old French croce 'bishop's crook', ultimately of Germanic origin and related to crutch.

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