crossed friar
Crutched Crutched (kr?cht), a. 1. Supported upon crutches. [1913 Webster]

2. [See {Crouch}, v. t., and {Crouched}, a. ] Marked with the sign of the cross; crouched. [1913 Webster]

{Crutched friar} (Eccl.), one of a religious order, so called because its members bore the sign of the cross on their staves and habits; -- called also {crossed friar} and {crouched friar}. [1913 Webster]


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