cross noun

1 mark made by drawing one line across another

VERB + CROSS draw, put I've put a cross on the map to show where the hotel is.

2 Christian symbol

ADJ. gold, silver, stone, wooden She wore a gold cross on a chain around her neck. The grave was marked with a stone cross. | market, village, wayside

PREP. on the ~ a painting of Jesus Christ on the cross

PHRASES (make) the sign of the cross The priest blessed her, and made the sign of the cross over her.

3 in football or hockey

ADJ. deep, low, perfect

PREP. ~ by/from a deep cross from Beckham