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Definition: To cross a check
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Crossed
(kr[o^]st; 115); p.
pr. & vb. n. Crossing
1. To put across or athwart; to cause to intersect; as, to
cross the arms.
2. To lay or draw something, as a line, across; as, to cross
the letter t.
3. To pass from one side to the other of; to pass or move
over; to traverse; as, to cross a stream.
A hunted hare . . . crosses and confounds her former
track. -- I. Watts.
4. To pass, as objects going in an opposite direction at the
same time. “Your kind letter crossed mine.”
5. To run counter to; to thwart; to obstruct; to hinder; to
clash or interfere with.
In each thing give him way; cross him in nothing.
An oyster may be crossed in love. -- Sheridan.
6. To interfere and cut off; to debar. [Obs.]
To cross me from the golden time I look for. --Shak.
7. To make the sign of the cross upon; -- followed by the
reflexive pronoun; as, he crossed himself.
8. To cancel by marking crosses on or over, or drawing a line
across; to erase; -- usually with out, off, or over; as,
to cross out a name.
9. To cause to interbreed; -- said of different stocks or
races; to mix the breed of.
To cross a check
(Eng. Banking), to draw two parallel
transverse lines across the face of a check, with or
without adding between them the words “and company”
with or without the words “not negotiable”
, or to draw
the transverse lines simply, with or without the words
(the check in any of these cases being
crossed generally). Also, to write or print across the
face of a check the name of a banker, with or without the
words “not negotiable”
(the check being then crossed
specially). A check crossed generally is payable only when
presented through a bank; one crossed specially, only when
presented through the bank mentioned. [Webster 1913
To cross one's path
, to oppose one's plans. --Macaulay.