Meaning of crosse in English:


Pronunciation /krɒs/

Translate crosse into Spanish


  • The stick used in women's field lacrosse.

    ‘The goal-keeper may block the ball in any manner with their crosse or body.’
    • ‘Field players may pass, catch or run with the ball in their crosse.’
    • ‘Practice cradling the ball in the pocket of your crosse.’
    • ‘A player may also use the crosse as a tool to dislodge the ball from the crosse of an opponent.’


Mid 19th century from French, from Old French croce ‘bishop's crook’, ultimately of Germanic origin and related to crutch.