Definition of Crosspatches

1. Noun. (plural of crosspatch) ¹



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Definition of Crosspatches

1. crosspatch [n] - See also: crosspatch

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crosspatches

crossness
crossnesses
crossnumber
crossnumbers
crossopterygian
crossopterygians
crossover
crossover dribble
crossover fixation
crossover study
crossover vote
crossover voter
crossovers
crossparty
crosspatch
crosspatches (current term)
crosspiece
crosspieces
crosspipe
crosspipes
crossplayer
crossplayers
crosspoint
crosspoints
crosspost
crossposted
crossposter
crossposters
crossposting

Literary usage of Crosspatches

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1. Transactions of the American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical and (1918)
"Such of them as are good workmen ought to be placed in single rooms for crosspatches and curmudgeons, who are, translated into scientific terms, ..."

2. A Journey Due North: Being Notes of a Residence in Russia by George Augustus Sala (1858)
"Never mind the crosspatches who sneer •about us in England, and say our children look like little Highland kilt-stalkers, and little ballet- girls. ..."

3. Transactions by American Institute of Mining, Metallurgical, and Petroleum Engineers, Metallurgical Society of AIME, Society of Mining Engineers of AIME., Society for Mining, Metallurgy, and Exploration (U.S.). (1918)
"... ought to be placed in single rooms for crosspatches and curmudgeons, who are, translated into scientific terms, often merely nothing but these so-called ..."

4. Nuttie's Father by Charlotte Mary Yonge (1885)
"Only when she is petting Basil it strikes me that I have heard the tones before. I only remember the time of misery under the crosspatches grandmamma got ..."

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