Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Financial, Acronyms, Wikipedia.
References in classic literature ?
Then he came over and across the lawn to the corner of the house.
At that time firing was going on across the common, and it was said the first party of Martians were crawling slowly towards their second cylinder under cover of a metal shield.
Then the Lion put his strong front legs against the tree and pushed with all his might, and slowly the big tree tipped and fell with a crash across the ditch, with its top branches on the other side.
The warriors returned across the river, the captain and his comrades proceeded on their journey; but the spirits of the communicative old chief, Yo-mus-ro-y-e-cut, were for a time completely dampened, and he evinced great mortification at what had just occurred.
"Stand by main halyards!--Jump!" he could hear Skipper shouting loudly; also he heard the high note of the mainsheet screaming across the sheaves as Van Horn, bending braces in the dark, was swiftly slacking the sheet through his scorching palms with a single turn on the cleat.
The natives were not yet in sight, though he could plainly hear them approaching across the plantation.
More evanescent than the rose My sudden rainbow comes and goes, Plunging bright ends across the sky-- Yea, I am Youth because I die!'"
"Dog!" he hissed, and struck the master of fence a stinging blow across the face, and spat upon him.
Here they passed the winter, and returned across the mountains in the following spring.
The Arabs rushed across the room; the Waziri met them with their heavy spears.
A destroyer brought him across, and a Government motor-car was waiting at the quay to rush him up to the Front.
He quested across the face of the slide to the opposite wall of the vein and back again.
He did not like the openness of it, yet his path lay across to the fringe of trees that marked the banks of the stream.
So our hands made a bridge across which our dreams might pass through the night, and after a little while I knew that she slept.
ON THE evening of New-Year's Day Grandfather was walking to and fro across the carpet, listening to the rain which beat hard against the curtained windows.