CROZIER , orpastoral
See also:staff, one of the insignia of a
See also:bishop, and probably derived from the
See also:lituus of the
See also:augurs . It is crook-headed, and
See also:borne by bishops and archbishops alike (see PASTORAL STAFF) . The,word "crozier" or "crosier" re-presents the O . Fr. crocier, Med .
See also:Lat. crociarius, the
See also:bearer of the episcopal crook (Med . Lat. crocea, croccia, &c., Fr. croc) . The
See also:English representative of crocea was
See also:Grose, later crosse, which, becoming confused with"
See also:cross " (q.v.), was replaced by" crozier- staff " or ` crozier's staff," and then, at the beginning of the 16th century, by " crozier " (see J . T .
See also:Taylor, Archaeologia, lii., " On the Use of the Terms Crosier, Pastoral Staff and Cross ") .
WILLIAM CROZIER (1855– )
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