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 for Traversed
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Traverse \Trav"erse\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Traversed; p. pr. &
     vb. n. Traversing.] [Cf. F. traverser. See Traverse, a.]
     1. To lay in a cross direction; to cross.
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              The parts should be often traversed, or crossed, by
              the flowing of the folds.             --Dryden.
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     2. To cross by way of opposition; to thwart with obstacles;
        to obstruct; to bring to naught.
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              I can not but . . . admit the force of this
              reasoning, which I yet hope to traverse. --Sir W.
                                                    Scott.
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     3. To wander over; to cross in traveling; as, to traverse the
        habitable globe.
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              What seas you traversed, and what fields you fought.
                                                    --Pope.
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     4. To pass over and view; to survey carefully.
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              My purpose is to traverse the nature, principles,
              and properties of this detestable vice --
              ingratitude.                          --South.
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     5. (Gun.) To turn to the one side or the other, in order to
        point in any direction; as, to traverse a cannon.
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     6. (Carp.) To plane in a direction across the grain of the
        wood; as, to traverse a board.
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     7. (Law) To deny formally, as what the opposite party has
        alleged. When the plaintiff or defendant advances new
        matter, he avers it to be true, and traverses what the
        other party has affirmed. To traverse an indictment or an
        office is to deny it.
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              And save the expense of long litigious laws,
              Where suits are traversed, and so little won
              That he who conquers is but last undone. --Dryden.
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     To traverse a yard (Naut.), to brace it fore and aft.
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