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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Turn it upside down and it reminded him of the letter J for Jesus who it's all about, turn it the right way up and it reminded him of a shepherd's crook and the words of Jesus 'I am the Good Shepherd' The white candy reminded him of the purity of Jesus and the three thin red stripes of His suffering at the hands of the Roman soldiers.
MARY Berry swapped her spatula for a shepherd's crook to lead 20 sheep across London Bridge yesterday.
For now the calls for Adams to get off the stage are fairly muted, but if he hangs around too long he could face the shepherd's crook.
Hughes begins the slim book by introducing a cloud farmer named Wilson, "a man in a smock and floppy hat" with a long beard and a shepherd's crook plus "a large key protruding from his back.
A A shepherd's crook B A leg of mutton C A rustler D A type of knot QUESTION 9 - for 9 points: Which type of fruit has varieties called Careless and Invicta?
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.
FIG 1: PRE OPERATIVE RADIOGRAPH, A P VIEW, OF FIBROUS DYSPLASIA OF PROXIMAL END OF FEMUR WITH SHEPHERD'S CROOK DEFORMITY AND UN DISPLACED PATHOLOGICAL FRACTURE.
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
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.