To go cross lots
Cross Cross, prep. Athwart; across. [Archaic or Colloq.] [1913 Webster]

A fox was taking a walk one night cross a village. --L'Estrange. [1913 Webster]

{To go cross lots}, to go across the fields; to take a short cut. [Colloq.] [1913 Webster]


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