crossbuck

1 of 2

noun (1)

: an X-shaped highway warning sign at a highway-railroad intersection

cross buck

2 of 2

noun (2)

: an offensive play in football in which a back faking to receive the ball charges into the line of scrimmage diagonally across the path of the ball carrier

Word History

Etymology

Noun (1)

cross entry 1 + buck (as in sawbuck)

Noun (2)

cross entry 3

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“Crossbuck.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/crossbuck. Accessed 17 Jun. 2024.

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