acrost

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acrost

  1. Eye dialect spelling of across.
    • 1904, Elizabeth Robins (C. E. Raimond), The Magnetic North[1]:
      Now ye sling a couple o' saplings acrost the durrt ye've chucked out.
    • 1905, Booth Tarkington, The Conquest of Canaan[2]:
      It's in that little brick buildin' straight acrost from the sheriff's door o' the jail--ye've been neighbors this long time!
    • 1913, Horace Annesley Vachell, Bunch Grass[3]:
      I'll jest sashay acrost the track an' give 'em my regards."

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