Definition of crosse noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



BrE BrE//krɒs//
; NAmE NAmE//krɔːs//
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the stick used in the sport of lacrosse Word Originmid 19th cent.: from French, from Old French croce ‘bishop's crook’, ultimately of Germanic origin and related to crutch.
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