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crosier

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1. a staff surmounted by a crook or cross, carried by bishops as a symbol of pastoral office
2. the tip of a young plant, esp a fern frond, that is coiled into a hook

crosier

bishop’s staff signifying his ruling power. [Christian Symbolism: Appleton, 21]
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Mr Perks told Teesside Crown Court: "All the cells are monitored by CCTV and Crozier was being monitored by a female.
Don't you think we should get rid of Mr Crozier who's doing such a bloody awful job?
The pair worked together 20 years ago at Mars after Crozier took his first job as a graduate trainee selling petfood for Mars in its Pedigree division.
As the investigation continues, state child welfare workers will interview more than a dozen children who lived with Crozier at different times, police and others said.
Crozier, from Ellison Main Gardens, Felling, only started sex offending in his mid-70s.
After his delivery stint, Crozier will have a spell at Parcelforce before moving into the sorting room.
Mr Crozier was chief executive of the FA from January 2000 until he resigned recently.
The issue came to a head after calls from the Premier League for a "professional game board" to be established, a move which Crozier opposed as he believed it would weaken the role of the FA.
Crozier announced his resignation last night after refusing to compromise on his opposition to plans put forward by Premier League chairmen to take more control of the game.
But Scots-born Crozier refused to a discuss if UEFA may seek to break away from FIFA in the light of Blatter staying in power.
From Carlisle to Torquay, Crozier couldn't find an Englishman capable of doing the job.
Crozier joins Morgan after spending 12 years with Deutsche Bank, where he held several senior management positions, most recently as head of Deutsche Bank Alex Brown, the Private Client Service (PCS) operation of Deutsche Bank in the U.