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crosse

 (krôs, krŏs)
n.
The stick used in lacrosse, consisting of a shaft having at one end a looped head to which webbing is attached.

[French, from Old French, staff; see crosier.]

crosse

(krɒs)
n
(Lacrosse) a light staff with a triangular frame to which a network is attached, used in playing lacrosse
[French, from Old French croce crosier]

crosse

(krɔs, krɒs)

n.
a long-handled racket used in the game of lacrosse.
[1865–70; < French: literally, hooked stick, Old French croce < Germanic]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crosse - a long racket with a triangular framecrosse - a long racket with a triangular frame; used in playing lacrosse
racquet, racket - a sports implement (usually consisting of a handle and an oval frame with a tightly interlaced network of strings) used to strike a ball (or shuttlecock) in various games
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