from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Variant of crosier.
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- n. Alternative spelling of crosier.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. See crosier.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A staff about 5 feet long, ending in a hook or curve, or, in the case of an archbishop's crozier, surmounted by an ornamented cross or crucifix, borne by or before a bishop or archbishop on solemn occasions.
- n. One who bears the crozier or the cross; a cross-bearer.
- n. In astronomy, a constellation, the Southern Cross. See Crux, 2.
- n. In botany, the circinate young frond of a fern. Also crozier-head, crozier-bud.
- n. The flat, spirally coiled shell of the cephalopodous mollusk Spirula.
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- n. a staff surmounted by a crook or cross carried by bishops as a symbol of pastoral office
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