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Webster 1913 Edition


Lacrosse

La-crosse′

,
Noun.
[F.
la crosse
, lit., the crosier, hooked stick. Cf.
Crosier
.]
A game of ball, originating among the North American Indians, now the popular field sport of Canada, and played also in England and the United States. Each player carries a long-handled racket, called a “crosse”. The ball is not handled but caught with the crosse and carried on it, or tossed from it, the object being to carry it or throw it through one of the goals placed at opposite ends of the field.

Definition 2020


Lacrosse

Lacrosse

See also: lacrosse

German

Noun

Lacrosse

  1. lacrosse

lacrosse

lacrosse

See also: Lacrosse

English

Noun

lacrosse (uncountable)

  1. (sports) A sport played on a field between two opposing teams using sticks (crosses) and a ball, whereby one team defeats the other by achieving a higher score by scoring goals within the allotted time.

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Catalan

Etymology

From French.

Noun

lacrosse m (uncountable)

  1. (sports) lacrosse

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Danish

Etymology

From French.

Noun

lacrosse

  1. (sports) lacrosse

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Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: la‧cros‧se

Etymology

From French la crosse (the stick).

Noun

lacrosse n (uncountable)

  1. (sports) lacrosse

Italian

Etymology

From French.

Noun

lacrosse m

  1. (sports) lacrosse

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Norwegian

Etymology

From French.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɑˈkrɔs/
  • Rhymes: -ɔs

Noun

lacrosse m

  1. (sports) lacrosse

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Polish

Etymology

From French.

Noun

lacrosse n

  1. (sports) lacrosse

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Portuguese

Etymology

From French.

Noun

lacrosse m (uncountable)

  1. (sports) lacrosse

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Scottish Gaelic

Etymology

Borrowing from French lacrosse.

Noun

lacrosse ?

  1. lacrosse

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Spanish

Etymology

From French.

Noun

lacrosse m (uncountable)

  1. (sports) lacrosse

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Swedish

Etymology

From French.

Noun

lacrosse ?

  1. (sports) lacrosse

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