Etymology
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crosswalk (n.)

also cross-walk, 1744 a type of garden path that crosses others; 1853 as "pedestrian crossing," from cross- + walk (n.).

updated on May 20, 2018

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Definitions of crosswalk from WordNet

crosswalk (n.)
a path (often marked) where something (as a street or railroad) can be crossed to get from one side to the other;
Synonyms: crossing / crossover
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