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The stick used in women's field lacrosse.
- ‘A player may also use the crosse as a tool to dislodge the ball from the crosse of an opponent.’
- ‘Practice cradling the ball in the pocket of your crosse.’
- ‘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.’
Mid 19th century: from French, from Old French croce bishop's crook, ultimately of Germanic origin and related to crutch.
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