cross (n.) Old form(s): crosse
coin [referring to the cross stamped on some types of coin]
2H4 I.ii.228[Lord Chief Justice to Falstaff, rejecting his request for a loan] You are too impatient to bear crosses [also: sense 1]
AYL II.iv.10[Touchstone to Rosalind as Ganymede] I should bear no cross if I did bear you, for I think you have no money in your purse [pun: sense 1]
LLL I.ii.33[Mote to himself, of Armado] crosses love not him [pun: 32]
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