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...
- Bishop Auckland /ˈbɪʃəp ˈɔːklənd/ is a market town and civil parish in County Durham in north east England. It is located about 12 miles (19 km) northwest...
- 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...
- metropolitan bishop, or simply metropolitan, pertains to the diocesan bishop or archbishop of a metropolis. Originally, the term referred to the bishop of the...
- known as Bishop Bullwinkle, was an American singer/comedian best known for appearing in the viral YouTube video "**** 2 Da Naw Naw". Bishop Bullwinkle's...
- 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,...
- 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...
- Bishop is a fictional character in the movie Aliens, who was portra**** by actor Lance Henriksen. The character is the science officer of the Sulaco, and...
- Ian Raphael Bishop (born 24 October 1967) is a Trinidadian cricket commentator and former cricketer who represented the West Indies cricket team between...
- Colby David Bishop (born 4 November 1996) is an English professional footballer who plays as a forward for Accrington Stanley. Bishop signed his first...
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