Definition for crozier (2 of 2)
Origin of crosier
Examples from the Web for crozier
At that instant a voice calling from the road arrested Crozier's advance to the open door of the room where they were.
Crozier relapsed into silence, for he was thinking that the lost years had been barren of children.
Crozier turned rather impatiently, for his face was aflame with some exciting reflection.
Still, if Mr. Crozier had his land-deal through he might not read the letter as it really is.
“He may let it rest, for he'll never make no hand of it,” said Crozier.Checkmate|Joseph Sheridan Le Fanu
British Dictionary definitions for crozier (1 of 2)
British Dictionary definitions for crozier (2 of 2)
Word Origin for crosier
Word Origin and History for crozier
late 13c., from Old French crocier, from Medieval Latin crociarius "bearer of a cross," from crocia "cross;" also from Old French croisier "one who bears or has to do with a cross" (see cross (n.)). The two words merged in Middle English. Technically, "the bearer of a bishop's pastoral staff;" erroneously applied to the staff itself since 1733.