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: a player who defends the goal in any of various games (as hockey,
lacrosse, or soccer)
Etymology: Canadian French la crosse, literally, the crosier
: a goal game in which players use a long-handled stick that has
a triangular head with a mesh pouch for catching, carrying, and
throwing the ball
\&\ as a and u in abut
\g\ as g in go
\&r\ as ur/er in further
\E\ as ea in easy
\O\ as o in go
By permission. From Merriam-Webster's Online Dictionary
by Merriam-Webster, Incorporated.