from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Same as crozier, 4.


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  • Numerous smaller details depict the saint's various attributes in discrete ways -- the bees worked into the foliage of his crozier-head, representing his title of Doctor Melifluus; the arms of the Templar Order, whose rule he wrote, on the knob of its staff; another shield depicting the mitres of the three dioceses he rejected; an angel presenting him with a model of the abbey of Clairvaux, and a scroll inscribed with the opening passage of the Canticle of Canticles, on which he frequently preached.

    New Illustration: The St. Bernard Triptych, Part II 2009


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