Examples from literature
- Add the nuts broken in small pieces to two cups of celery cut in small pieces crosswise.
- Cut lengthwise and crosswise in small pieces.
- He lifted her bodily from her feet and held her crosswise, lying in his arms.
- Short-grained fish, such as salmon, etc., should be cut lengthwise, not crosswise.
- They are generally double and placed crosswise, and by means of clockwork revolve automatically.