Definition of crosse in English:

crosse

noun

  • The stick used in lacrosse.

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

Origin

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

Pronunciation:

crosse

/krôs//kräs/