Definition of Bishop. Meaning of Bishop. Synonyms of Bishop

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Definition of Bishop

Bishop
Bishop Bish"op, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bishoped; p. pr. & vb. n. Bishoping.] To admit into the church by confirmation; to confirm; hence, to receive formally to favor.
Bishop
Bishop Bish"op, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bishoped; p. pr. & vb. n. Bishoping.] [From the name of the scoundrel who first practiced it. Youatt.] (Far.) To make seem younger, by operating on the teeth; as, to bishop an old horse or his teeth. Note: The plan adopted is to cut off all the nippers with a saw to the proper length, and then with a cutting instrument the operator scoops out an oval cavity in the corner nippers, which is afterwards burnt with a hot iron until it is black. --J. H. Walsh.
bishop
Bustle Bus"tle, n. A kind of pad or cushion worn on the back below the waist, by women, to give fullness to the skirts; -- called also bishop, and tournure.

Meaning of Bishop from wikipedia

- A bishop is an ordained or appointed member in a religious institution, who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight. The title...
- The Bishop Sycamore Centurions are an American football team based in Columbus, Ohio. They purported to be the high school football team of Bishop Sycamore...
- Sarah Grace McLaughlin (born 18 July 1992), known professionally as Bishop Briggs, is a Scottish-American singer and songwriter. Her single "River" peaked...
- The bishop (♗, ♝) is a piece in the game of chess. Each player begins the game with two bishops. One starts between the king's knight and the king, the...
- Kevin Brian Bishop (born 18 June 1980) is an English actor, comedian, writer He is best known for his roles as Stupid Brian in My Family and Nigel Norman...
- Bridget Bishop (c. 1632 – 10 June 1692) was the first person executed for witchcraft during the Salem witch trials in 1692. Nineteen were hanged, and one...
- Elvin Richard Bishop (born October 21, 1942) is an American blues and rock music singer, guitarist, bandleader, and songwriter. An original member of the...
- Carole "Kelly" Bishop (born February 28, 1944) is an American actress and dancer, best known for her roles as matriarch Emily Gilmore on the series Gilmore...
- In the Catholic Church, a bishop is an ordained minister who holds the fullness of the sacrament of holy orders and is responsible for teaching doctrine...
- Maurice Rupert Bishop (29 May 1944 – 19 October 1983) was a Grenadian revolutionary and the leader of New Jewel Movement – a Marxist–Leninist party which...