Crossrow
Crossrow Cross"row` (-r?`), n. 1. The alphabet; -- called also {Christcross-row}. [1913 Webster]

And from the crossrow plucks the letter G. -- Shak. [1913 Webster]

2. A row that crosses others. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • crossrow — noun Etymology: cross (I) + row; from its formerly being printed with a cross preceding it obsolete : alphabet …   Useful english dictionary

  • Christcross-row — Crossrow Cross row ( r? ), n. 1. The alphabet; called also {Christcross row}. [1913 Webster] And from the crossrow plucks the letter G. Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. A row that crosses others. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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