cross (v.) Old form(s): cross'd , crosse, crost
afflict, plague, go against
1H6 I.iv.72[Talbot to all] What chance is this that suddenly hath crossed us?
Cym V.iv.101[Jupiter to all] Whom best I love I cross
Luc.286[of Tarquin's hope and mistrust] So cross him with their opposite persuasion / That now he vows a league
Luc.968[Lucrece as if to time] With some mischance cross Tarquin in his flight
MA I.iii.62[Don John to Borachio, of Claudio] if I can cross him any way, I bless myself every way
Mac III.i.80[Macbeth to Murderers] I made good to you ... / How you were borne in hand, how crossed
MM II.ii.159.1[Angelo to himself] I am that way going to temptation, / Where prayers cross
Sonn.133.8[] A torment thrice threefold to be crossed
TG IV.i.12[Valentine to Outlaws] A man I am crossed with adversity
Tim III.iii.30[Servant alone] The devil knew not what he did when he made man politic - he crossed himself by't
TS II.i.28[Baptista to Katherina, of Bianca] When did she cross thee with a bitter word? [or: sense 2]
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