Definition of Crozier

1. Noun. A staff surmounted by a crook or cross carried by bishops as a symbol of pastoral office.

Exact synonyms: Crosier
Generic synonyms: Staff

Definition of Crozier

1. n. See Crosier.

Definition of Crozier

1. Noun. (alternative spelling of crosier) ¹

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Definition of Crozier

1. crosier [n -S] - See also: crosier

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Crozier

croze iron
crozier (current term)
cruces gammatae
cruces pilorum
crucial bandage
crucial ligament

Literary usage of Crozier

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1. South Eastern Reporter by West Virginia Supreme Court of Appeals, West Publishing Company, South Carolina Supreme Court (1922)
"ВШ of interpleader by the Farmers' State Bank against John crozier, Jr., and JH Goldman, ... Judgment in favor of Goldman, and crozier brings error. ..."

2. The Proceedings of the Hague Peace Conferences: Translation of the Official by James Brown Scott (1920)
"Captain crozier insists on priority being given his amendment in order to furnish ... Now, the American and English delegations are agreed that the crozier ..."

3. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery, During by William B. Drury, Edward Burtenshaw Sugden, Robert R. Warren, Ireland High Court of Chancery (1844)
"crozier v. crozier. 1843. ... Katherine crozier, otherwise Rosborough, to be divided present wife, to be divided between and amongst them in such manner, ..."

4. The Journal of General Physiology by Society of General Physiologists, Rockefeller Institute, Rockefeller Institute for Medical Research (1920)
"BY WJ crozier AND LB AREY. (Contributions from the Bermuda Biological Station for Research, No. 108, and from the Physiological Laboratory, ..."

5. A Descriptive Catalogue of the Manuscripts in the Fitzwilliam Museum by Montague Rhodes James (1895)
"Cross and crozier. Devil with badge, and arms in border. 37. Consecration of a Cross. ... Cross and crozier. Arms in border. 41. Consecration of a Font. ..."

6. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1900)
"ARTHUR A. crozier. BY L. H PAMMEL. It was the writer's good fortune soon after his arriva,! in Iowa in 1889 to have become acquainted with Mr. AA crozier, ..."

7. Insula Sanctorum Et Doctorum: Or, Ireland's Ancient Schools and Scholars by John Healy (1890)
"THE crozier OF LISMORE was discovered in 1814 in a tower of Lismore Castle, belonging now to the Duke of Devonshire—hence it is sometimes improperly called ..."

8. The Catholic Encyclopedia: An International Work of Reference on the by Charles George Herbermann, Edward Aloysius Pace, Condé Bénoist Pallen, Thomas Joseph Shahan, John Joseph Wynne (1913)
"Aelred of Rievaulx tells the legend of his being called upon to resign his bishopric, and of his laying his crozier on the tomb of Edward the Confessor at ..."

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