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crosier

or

crozier

(krō′zhər)
n.
1. A staff with a crook or cross at the end, carried by or before an abbot, bishop, or archbishop as a symbol of office.
2. Botany See fiddlehead.

crosier

unfolding (uncurling) new leaf on bracken and most ferns; inspiration for the tip of ecclesiastical staffs.
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The Crosier family, including dad Glen, 27, and three-year-old son Karl, had all been enjoying a weekend at a caravan in Wittonle-Wear during the August bank holiday weekend when Bobby started complaining of feeling unwell.
Those refinances, Crosier said, take the loan away from the original lender if it is holding or servicing it, and also takes it away from the investor, leading both to have to replace it-often at a high cost.
Crosier, who took the reins of the BIA in 1988, served for several years as a trustee of the University System of New Hampshire.
Marvelling at the beauty: Edna Bland, from South Yardley, looking at the robe 1879 and crosier 1880.
The union will also deliver protest letters to the Royal Mail's chief ex-ecutiveAdam Crosier, and business secretary Lord Mandelson, and will release thousands of balloons over Royal Mail workplaces across the UK as part of a day of action.
Yesterday chief executive Mark Crosier confirmed this with the Daily Post.
The May King, Richard Davison, with attendants John Crosier and Clive Hartley, is pictured crowning the May Queen, Patricia Walsh.
Of the surviving Reformation plate are Bishop Fox's gold and enamel chalice and paten, 1507, and his magnificent silver, gilt and enamel crosier, c1500, with the finely modelled figures of the 12 apostles and the figure of St Peter in the crook.
Dr Malcolm Coulthard, of the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle, built the machine with the help of kidney nurse Jean Crosier.
Dr Coulthard is hoping the invention he devised with senior children's kidney nurse Jean Crosier will be made widely available.
In the Netherlands, he has a long white beard, wears a red bishop's dress and red mitre, and holds a crosier - a long gold-coloured staff with a fancy curled top.
DeepStream's chief executive Mark Crosier said: 'We are honoured that our efforts have been recognised by Tornado Insider in its ranking of the top 100 start-ups in Europe and Israel.