Origin of crosier
Examples from the Web for crosier
It seems to represent a bishop, since there are traces of a crosier, though some have taken it for a prioress.Somerset|G.W. Wade and J.H. Wade
The crosier is of silver-gilt, and weighs about seven or eight pounds.
The mitre is almost lost, the face has suffered greatly, and the hands, feet and parts of the crosier are quite gone.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of Rochester|G. H. Palmer
It is the head of a crosier, formerly belonging to St. Fillan, who gave name to a neighbouring Strath.
Patrick's bell is no great181 credit to Assicus his coppersmith: his crosier was a plain stick.The Danes in Lancashire and Yorkshire|S. W. Partington