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Definition of croise

 (Entry 1 of 2)

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

croisé

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

Definition of croisé (Entry 2 of 2)

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

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History and Etymology for croise

Transitive verb

Middle English croisen, from Old French croisier, from crois cross, from Latin cruc-, crux

Adjective

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

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“Croise.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/croise. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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