Definition of Bishop. Meaning of Bishop. Synonyms of Bishop
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Definition of Bishop
BishopBishop Bish"op, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Bishoped; p. pr. & vb.
To admit into the church by confirmation; to confirm; hence,
to receive formally to favor. BishopBishop 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. bishopBustle 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, consecrated, or appointed member
of the Christian clergy
who is generally entrusted
with a position
, within various Christian
traditions, is a bishop
in pastoral charge
of a diocese
or archdiocese. In relation
to other bishops
- the rank of metropolitan bishop
, or simply metropolitan
form: metropolite), pertains
to the diocesan bishop
of a metropolis...
- 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...
score, also Bishop
's score, also known
as cervix score
is a pre-labor scoring system
to ****ist in predicting whether induction
- Brian Bishop
(born 18 June 1980) is an English
and star of The Kevin Bishop
he co-wrote with Lee Hupfield. Bishop
- auxiliary bishop
is a bishop
****igned to ****ist the diocesan bishop
and administrative needs
of the diocese. Auxiliary 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...
- Maurice Rupert Bishop
(29 May 1944 – 19 October
1983) was a Grenadian revolutionary
and the leader
of New Jewel Movement
– po****r efforts
in the areas...
Church, a Primate
is an Archbishop—or, rarely, a suffragan
or exempt bishop
—of a specific
(mostly Metropolitan) episcopal
see (called a primatial
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