cross oneself

verb
make the sign of the cross; in the Catholic religion
Hypernyms: ↑gesticulate, ↑gesture, ↑motion
Verb Frames:
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  • cross — noun 1》 a mark, object, or figure formed by two short intersecting lines or pieces (+ or ×). 2》 an upright post with a transverse bar, as used in antiquity for crucifixion.     ↘(the Cross) the cross on which Christ was crucified. 3》 a thing that …   English new terms dictionary

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