Definition of crosse in English:

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Pronunciation: /krɒs/


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.


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

Words that rhyme with crosse

across, boss, Bros, cos, cross, doss, dross, emboss, en brosse, floss, fosse, gloss, Goss, joss, Kos, lacrosse, loss, moss, MS-DOS, Ross

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