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Cross Man (A)

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Not straightforward; ungain; not honest.

“The storekeepers know who are their best customers, the square people or the cross ones.”—Boldrewood: Robbery Under Arms, chap. xvii.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Crore (A)
Cross
Cross (in heraldry)
Cross (a mystic emblem)
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