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What does cross mean in the phrase "cross and crabby"?

Crabby means bad-tempered and unpleasant (Oxford Learner's Dictionary).

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cross –  Matt E. Эллен Apr 2 '13 at 9:54

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It means angry, or in a bad mood.

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