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crucifer  n.  (Bot.) Any plant of the family Cruciferae.

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"Crucifer" Quotes from Famous Books

... bishop paid him. How they entertained his whole household or court, for the time, with sumptuous feasting. How dearly they redeemed their own cloaths, and carpets, at his chaplain's hands. What fees were bestowed on his crucifer, marshall, and other servants. All which plentiful bounty, or rather, he might have said, largess, is shrunk up, he saith, to a small sum of ten pounds, somewhat beside, but very small, bestowed, he might have said cast away, upon the archbishop's family, &c.—The same earl (of Gloucester) must ...
— Bibliomania; or Book-Madness - A Bibliographical Romance • Thomas Frognall Dibdin

... and the Wincheap Gate; and forth from them came a slow, solemn procession, preceded by a crucifer bearing a silver cross, a long array of black-robed priests, and then the Lord Bishop of Dover, in his episcopal robes, followed by two scarlet-cassocked acolytes swinging thuribles, from which ascended ...
— All's Well - Alice's Victory • Emily Sarah Holt

Words linked to "Crucifer" :   cauliflower, mustard, pak choi, garlic mustard, Brassica oleracea gemmifera, Capsella bursa-pastoris, cruciferous vegetable, spinach mustard, alyssum, celery cabbage, Brassica rapa ruvo, brussels sprout, jack-by-the-hedge, Brassica oleracea botrytis, hedge garlic, Cruciferae, Brassica oleracea gongylodes, cole, kail, Brassica rapa perviridis, Brassica rapa pekinensis, bok choy, Brassica perviridis, sauce-alone, family Brassicaceae, mustard family, family Cruciferae, Chinese white cabbage, gold of pleasure, Anastatica hierochuntica, Brassica oleracea acephala, Stephanomeria malheurensis, resurrection plant, shepherd's purse, cruciferous plant, rose of Jericho, pakchoi, radish plant, bok choi, radish, wild cabbage

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