cross (adj.) Old form(s): crosse
perverse, contrarious, contradictory
H8 III.ii.214[Wolsey alone, of his inventory of goods] What cross devil / Made me put this main secret in the packet
R3 III.i.126[Prince Edward to Richard, of Edward's younger brother] My Lord of York will still be cross in talk
RJ IV.iii.5[Juliet to Nurse, of her state] Which, well thou knowest, is cross and full of sin
Tit II.iii.53[Aaron to Tamora, of Bassianus] Be cross with him
TS II.i.243[Petruchio to Katherina] Nor hast thou pleasure to be cross in talk
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