A*cross" (#; 115), prep. [Pref. a- +
cross: cf. F. en croix. See Cross, n.]
From side to side; athwart; crosswise, or in a direction opposed to
the length; quite over; as, a bridge laid across a river.
To come across, to come upon or meet
incidentally. Freeman. -- To go across the
country, to go by a direct course across a region without
following the roads.
A*cross", adv. 1. From
side to side; crosswise; as, with arms folded across.
2. Obliquely; athwart; amiss; awry.
The squint-eyed Pharisees look across at all the
actions of Christ.