cross (adj.) Old form(s): crosse
forked, zigzag
JC I.iii.50[Cassius to Casca] the cross blue lightning seemed to open / The breast of heaven
KL IV.vii.35[Cordelia to Lear, of Lear on the heath] In the most terrible and nimble stroke / Of quick cross lightning
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