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 (English derivation from the New Testament of the Christian Bible Gr**** ἐπίσκοπος, epískopos, "overseer", "guardian") is an ordained, consecrated...
- Julie Isabel Bishop (born 17 July 1956) is an Australian politician who served as Minister for Foreign Affairs from 2013 to 2018 and Deputy Leader of the...
- bishop, within various Christian traditions, is a bishop or archbishop in pastoral charge of a diocese or archdiocese. In relation to other bishops,...
- A titular bishop in various churches is a bishop who is not in charge of a diocese. By definition, a bishop is an "overseer" of a community of the faithful...
- J. Daniel Bishop (born July 1, 1964) is an American politician serving in the North Carolina State Senate since 2017. A member of the Republican Party...
- Bishop Castle is an "elaborate and intricate" "one-man project" named after its constructor, Jim Bishop, that has become a roadside attraction in central...
- metropolitan bishop, or simply metropolitan, pertains to the diocesan bishop or archbishop of a metropolis. Originally, the term referred to the bishop of the...
- A bishop (♗,♝) is a piece in the board game of chess. Each player begins the game with two bishops. One starts between the king's knight and the king,...
- The Bishop was a British self-propelled artillery vehicle based on the Valentine tank and armed with the 25 pounder gun-howitzer, which could fire an 87...
- George Victor Bishop (11 June 1932 – 8 June 2005), known professionally as Ed Bishop, was an American actor based in the United Kingdom. He was known for...
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