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croise

transitive verb

Definition of croise

-ed/-ing/-s

obsolete

  1. :  to make the sign of the cross on or over (a person) especially in sanctification of a vow to fight the foes of Christianity

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Origin and Etymology of croise

Middle English croisen, from Old French croisier, from crois cross, from Latin cruc-, crux — more at ridge


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croisé

adjective croi·sé \krə¦wä¦zā, (ˈ)krwä-\

Definition of croisé

  1. :  with the legs crossed and the body at an oblique angle to the audience —used of a ballet pose

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Origin and Etymology of croisé

French, from past participle of croiser to cross, from Old French croisier


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