to go cross lots


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Cross \Cross\, prep.
   Athwart; across. [Archaic or Colloq.]
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         A fox was taking a walk one night cross a village.
                                                  --L'Estrange.
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   To go cross lots, to go across the fields; to take a short
      cut. [Colloq.]
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