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crost

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

crost (plural crosts)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of cross.
    • 1901, Stewart Edward White, The Claim Jumpers[1]:
      Them claims marked with a crost belongs to th' Company.

VerbEdit

crost

  1. (archaic or poetic) simple past tense and past participle of cross
    • 1591, Edmund Spenser, The Poetical Works of Edmund Spenser, Volume 5[2]:
      [] I did espie Where towards me a sory wight did cost*, Clad all in black, that mourning did bewray, And Iacob staffe in hand devoutly crost, Like to some pilgrim come from farre away.

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