Definition of crosspatch in English:

crosspatch

Line breaks: cross|patch
Pronunciation: /ˈkrɒspatʃ
 
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noun

informal

Origin

early 18th century: from the adjective cross + obsolete patch 'fool, clown', perhaps from Italian pazzo 'madman'.

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