crucifer : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n any of various plants of the family Cruciferae
- Led by a crucifer and four churchmen in hot black cassocks carrying Christian flags, a parade formed one evening last week near the grave of famed Evangelist Dwight Lyman Moody .
- Down the center aisle came a solemn single file: a black-robed verger, a crucifer, church dignitaries in black and scarlet, the tanned, white-topped "Red Dean" of Canterbury, 14 .
- To assist the red-robed Episcopal primate in the job at hand were the young man's onetime headmaster as preacher, his younger brother as crucifer, two of his cousins as crosier .