crossway


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cross·way

 (krôs′wā′, krŏs′-)
n.
A crossroad.

crossway

(ˈkrɒsˌweɪ)
n
US a junction

cross•way

(ˈkrɔsˌweɪ, ˈkrɒs-)

n.
Often, crossways. a crossroad.
[1375–1425]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.crossway - a junction where one street or road crosses anothercrossway - a junction where one street or road crosses another
street corner, turning point, corner - the intersection of two streets; "standing on the corner watching all the girls go by"
junction - the place where two or more things come together
grade crossing, level crossing - intersection of a railway and a road on the same level; barriers close road when trains pass
road, route - an open way (generally public) for travel or transportation
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He had not gone far before he arrived at a crossway.
They advanced the few hundred paces that separated the bridge from the Kaluga road, taking more than an hour to do so, and came out upon the square where the streets of the Transmoskva ward and the Kaluga road converge, and the prisoners jammed close together had to stand for some hours at that crossway.
Betsy, dressed in the height of the latest fashion, in a hat that towered somewhere over her head like a shade on a lamp, in a blue dress with violet crossway stripes slanting one way on the bodice and the other way on the skirt, was sitting beside Anna, her tall flat figure held erect.
It was upon this crossway, in the lifting of a leaden and silver daybreak, that two brothers met in the street and spoke; though one was beginning the day and the other finishing it.
Well, sir, we can't drive over that tree, nor yet get round it; there will be nothing for it, but to go back to the four crossways, and that will be a good six miles before we get round to the wooden bridge again; it will make us late, but the horse is fresh.
When they had got on some way they came to four crossways, each leading to a different country.
We must arrange the table crossways, sir, at the end of the room," he said.
It swam crossways in the direction of the Nautilus with great speed, watching us with its enormous staring green eyes.
Like many of the hunters he has a mark in his mould, in order to know the work his rifle performs; and here you see it plainly--six little holes, laid crossways.
He pulled the cart crossways, and held down his whip.
She acted them for days at a time, greatly to Helen's amusement; and then it would be Meredith's turn and she became Diana of the Crossways.
He had run away once when he was only eighteen, making his escape in the morning twilight with a little blue bundle over his shoulder, and his "mensuration book" in his pocket, and saying to himself very decidedly that he could bear the vexations of home no longer--he would go and seek his fortune, setting up his stick at the crossways and bending his steps the way it fell.