Cosier vs Crosier - What's the difference?

cosier | crosier |


As nouns the difference between cosier and crosier

is that cosier is (obsolete) an incompetent tailor while crosier is a staff with a hooked end similar to a shepherd's crook, or with a cross at the end, carried by an abbot, bishop, or archbishop as a symbol of office.

As an adjective cosier

is (cosy).

cosier

English

Etymology 1

Adjective

(head)
  • (cosy)
  • Etymology 2

    Compare (etyl) coussier maker of mattresses, or couseor tailor.

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (obsolete) An incompetent tailor.
  • (Shakespeare)
    (Webster 1913)

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    crosier

    English

    Alternative forms

    * crozier

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A staff with a hooked end similar to a shepherd's crook, or with a cross at the end, carried by an abbot, bishop, or archbishop as a symbol of office.
  • (botany): A young fern frond, before it has unrolled; fiddlehead
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