Crociary Cro"ci*a*ry (kr?"sh?-?-r?), n. [See {Crosier}.] (Eccl.) One who carries the cross before an archbishop. [Obs.] [1913 Webster]

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  • crociary — Eccl. (ˈkrəʊʃɪərɪ) [ad. med.L. crociarius, f. crocia crosier.] ‘The person who carried the crosier before the abbot or bishop’ (Ash 1775) …   Useful english dictionary

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