crossrow

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cross +‎ row

Noun[edit]

crossrow (plural crossrows)

  1. A row that crosses others.
    • 1961, California Agricultural Experiment Station, Circular: Issues 501-542
      To achieve straight crossrows, you will need guide lines so that you can align the trees up and down the slope.
  2. (obsolete) The alphabet, or Christcross-row.
    And from the crossrow plucks the letter G. — Shakespeare.