Definition of crosswise:
thwart, awry, horizontal, horizontally, cross, arched, cylindrical, kitty-corner, at right angles, broadside, elliptical, over, cornerwise, conical, corkscrew, thwart, bias, thwartwise, transversal, cross-sectional, sideways, cross-section, contrariwise, vertically, perpendicular, athwart, circular, domed, crabwise, lengthways, transverse, widthways, crossways, side-on, endwise, edgeways, diagonally, cruciform, lateral, hooked, cornerways, askew, transversely, crossing, obliquely, traverse, across, crisscross.
In plain, " tabby" or " taffety" weaving, the weft or woof, the crosswise thread, went in and out exactly as in darning, and the two treadles underneath the web, worked by the feet, lifted alternately the odd threads and the even threads, the weaver tossing the shuttle from hand to hand between them.- "In the Days of the Guild", Louise Lamprey.
- "The Chinese Boy and Girl", Isaac Taylor Headland.
- "A-Birding on a Bronco", Florence A. Merriam.