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...
- William Bishop (c. 1553 – 13 April 1624) was the first Roman Catholic bishop after the English Reformation. Officially, he was the titular Bishop of Chalcedon...
- 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...
- John Joseph Bishop (born 30 November 1966) is an English comedian, presenter, and actor. Bishop formerly pla**** football as a midfielder for Winsford...
- Hawkeye (Katherine Elizabeth "Kate" Bishop) is a fictional character appearing in American comic books published by Marvel Comics. Created by writer Allan...
- Charles Bishop is the name of: Charles Reed Bishop (1822–1915), Hawaiian businessman Charles Francis Bishop (1888–1954), US Navy/Medal of Honor recipient...
- The sea bishop or bishop-fish was a type of sea monster reported in the 16th century. According to legend, it was taken to the King of Poland, who wished...
- Sarah Grace McLaughlin (born 18 July 1992), known professionally as Bishop Briggs, is a Scottish-American singer and songwriter. Her single "River" peaked...
- Kevin Brian Bishop (born 18 June 1980) is an English actor, comedian, and writer. He is best known for his roles as Jim Hawkins in Muppet Treasure Island...
- 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...