crossway

noun
cross·way | \ˈkrȯs-ˌwā \

Definition of crossway 

: crossroad often used in plural

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carolers assembling at the village crossways on Christmas Eve

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Cornerstone has twice gotten crossways with TAPPS over its boys basketball program. Adam Zuvanich, San Antonio Express-News, "Cornerstone brings in Booty family to boost athletic program," 27 Apr. 2018 And when Sessions, who is now Trump’s attorney general, got crossways with the president over his decision to recuse himself from the Russia probe, Miller did not defend his former boss and mentor. Josh Dawsey, Washington Post, "Stephen Miller: Immigration agitator and White House survivor," 21 Jan. 2018 And when Sessions, who is now Trump's attorney general, got crossways with the president over his decision to recuse himself from the Russia probe, Miller did not defend his former boss and mentor. Author: Ashley Parker, Josh Dawsey, Anchorage Daily News, "Stephen Miller: Immigration agitator and White House survivor," 22 Jan. 2018 Guetta posted a video of himself standing still as a picture in a busy Tokyo crossway, looking off to the right of the frame. Kat Bein, Billboard, "Dillon Francis Really Wants to Make a Spanish-Language Electronic Dance Music Album: Interview," 15 Sep. 2017 Daniel heads crossways through the rows of almonds, checking on the progress of his crew. Mike Sager, Esquire, "Growing Almonds in the Desert," 25 Feb. 2015 The crossway connector upstairs is our back hallway. Jim Barnes, Washington Post, "Principal of Loudoun’s newest school talks about building a community," 21 Aug. 2017 The latter got crossways with Senator Angus King, Independent of Maine, and the Mustache of Righteousness was having none of Coats's foolishness. Charles P. Pierce, Esquire, "Thoughts from a Train to D.C.," 7 June 2017

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First Known Use of crossway

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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