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

  Crisscross \Criss"cross`\ (kr?s"kr?s`; 115), n. [A corruption of
     1. A mark or cross, as the signature of a person who is
        unable to write.
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     2. A child's game played on paper or on a slate, consisting
        of lines arranged in the form of a cross.
        [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crisscross \Criss"cross`\, v. t.
     To mark or cover with cross lines; as, a paper was
     crisscrossed with red marks.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Crisscross \Criss"cross`\ (kr?s"kr?s`;115), adv.
     1. In opposite directions; in a way to cross something else;
        crossing one another at various angles and in various
        [1913 Webster]
              Logs and tree luing crisscross in utter confusion.
                                                    --W. E.
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     2. With opposition or hindrance; at cross purposes;
        contrarily; as, things go crisscross.
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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

      adv 1: crossing one another in opposite directions
      adj 1: marked with crossing lines [syn: crisscross,
      n 1: a marking that consists of lines that cross each other
           [syn: crisscross, cross, mark]
      v 1: cross in a pattern, often random
      2: mark with or consist of a pattern of crossed lines; "wrinkles
         crisscrossed her face"
      3: mark with a pattern of crossing lines; "crisscross the sheet
         of paper"

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  94 Moby Thesaurus words for "crisscross":
     Calvary cross, Christogram, Greek cross, Jerusalem cross,
     Latin cross, Maltese cross, Russian cross, T, X, across,
     across the grain, ankh, athwart, athwartships, avellan cross, bar,
     chi, chi-rho, chiasmal, chiasmic, chiastic, christcross,
     contrariwise, contrawise, cross, cross ancre, cross botonee,
     cross bourdonee, cross fitche, cross fleury, cross formee,
     cross fourchee, cross grignolee, cross moline, cross of Cleves,
     cross of Lorraine, cross patee, cross recercelee, cross-crosslet,
     cross-grained, crossbar, crossbones, crosscut, crossed, crossing,
     crosslet, crossway, crossways, crosswise, cruciate, crucifix,
     cruciform, crux, crux ansata, crux capitata, crux decussata,
     crux gammata, crux immissa, crux ordinaria, cut across, dagger,
     decussate, decussated, ex, exing, fork cross, gammadion,
     intercross, intersect, intersected, intersecting, inverted cross,
     lie across, long cross, obliquely, overthwart, papal cross,
     pectoral cross, potent cross, rood, saltire, secant, sideways,
     sidewise, swastika, tau, thwart, thwartly, thwartways, transverse,
     transversely, traverse, trefled cross, voided cross

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