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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A staff surmounted by a crook or religious sign carried by bishops as a symbol of pastoral office.

Usage examples (22)
  • That was called a crosier, Daoud recalled, and was the cardinal's staff of office.
  • His left hand, over which hangs the maniple, has a rich crosier.
  • Cardinal Sodano is carrying, actually, Cardinal O'Connor's crosier.
  • Protestantism be confirmed? or should, perchance, the crosier of the Old for more
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