shepherd's crook


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Noun1.Shepherd's crook - a long staff with one end being hook shapedshepherd's crook - a long staff with one end being hook shaped
staff - a strong rod or stick with a specialized utilitarian purpose; "he walked with the help of a wooden staff"
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She will ask to be admitted to the Cathedral by knocking three times on the outside of the west door, using a traditional crozier or bishop's staff (in the shape of a shepherd's crook to symbolise care for a flock) made in 2014.
Bishop Christine Hardman will ask to be admitted to the cathedral by knocking three times on the outside of the west door, using a traditional crozier or bishop's staff - in the shape of a shepherd's crook to symbolise care for a flock - made in 2014 by Neville Straker of Amble for the 12th Bishop of Newcastle.
It was something really different for the children," said Miss Sargent, "seeing him use the shepherd's crook and its relevance to 'lost sheep'.
So I would expect to see Adam Voges given the shepherd's crook after just five Test matches and Shaun Marsh brought in to bolster the batting.
Then, as you end the journey, somebody hauls you in with something resembling a shepherd's crook to make sure that you land safely on the other side - assuming, of course, you haven't had a heart attack in between.
It can be a shepherd's crook, an oar, a spear, a trumpet, even a snake to wrestle with
She received a shepherd's crook, carved by Aberystwyth stick maker Hywel Evans, from FUW president Emyr Jones.
Mr Vaughan was presented with a carved wooden bowl and a shepherd's crook crafted in the Elan Valley.
Churchgoer Ken Baxter tried to hook his Shepherd's crook around her neck.
He considers himself a Londoner, where he lives with his wife and two children, but there is a reminder of where he has come from in his home - a shepherd's crook which was left to him by his dad.
A Scottish shepherd's crook estimated to sell for between [pounds sterling]30 and [pounds sterling]60 went for [pounds sterling]380 and aScottish ram's horn and ash shepherd's crook, which had an estimated selling price of [pounds sterling]50-[pounds sterling]80, sold for 10 times the minimum figure.
The handler with the best overall run will receive a shepherd's crook donated in memory of Mrs Myra Evans.