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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.
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With experience as a strategist in the investment management industry, Crosier has particular expertise in asset allocation strategies and most recently was senior managing director at Windhaven Investment Management, a subsidiary of the Charles Schwab Corporation.
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.
a ruby and gold-gilted crosier to cut the dark in four.
We then created a preliminary model of the ecological niche using ArcGIS 9.2 (Crosier et al., 2004) that was based on elevation, use of land, and vegetational cover to identify areas that potentially were suitable for S.
One year, many, many years ago, at a church now far, far away, the evening Christmas pageant ended with an elder dressed up in the minister's alb, complete with stole and a crosier. The announcer for the evening stated that St.
The Cardinal's jewelled mitre with silk and gold thread inset with semi-precious stones can be seen alongside his robes, hat and shoes, his gold pectoral cross inset with gems, and a Victorian gothic-style crosier used by Newman.
The cardinal's crosier was placed on top of his casket with his hat carried ahead on a small table.
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Chief executive Mark Crosier confirmed the administrators were called in by its secured creditors.