Definition of Bishops. Meaning of Bishops. Synonyms of Bishops

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Definition of Bishops

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 Bishops from wikipedia

- East, bishops claim apostolic succession, a direct historical lineage dating back to the original Twelve Apostles. Within these churches, bishops are seen...
- through an unbroken succession of bishops by the laying on of hands in the sacrament of holy orders. Diocesan bishops—known as eparchs in the Eastern Catholic...
- White's bishops, and c8 and f8 for Black's bishops. The bishop has no restrictions in distance for each move, but is limited to diagonal movement. Bishops, like...
- that the succession is through a series of bishops. This series was seen originally as that of the bishops of a particular see founded by one or more...
- certain rights over other bishops in the province, later called suffragan bishops. The term is applied in a similar sense to the bishop of the chief episcopal...
- Episcopalian system, or rule by bishops, while the majority of Scots advocated a presbyterian system, without bishops. The 1638 National Covenant pledged...
- in the methods of nomination of the Archbishop of Canterbury and other bishops. At various times the choice was made by the canons of Canterbury Cathedral...
- all of its bishops subscribed. They ****ociated Calvinism with Presbyterianism, which sought to replace government of the church by bishops (Episcopalian)...
- vicarian bishops or simply vicar-bishops. In Serbian Orthodox church, the office of auxiliary (vicar) bishop is entrusted to titular bishops, who are...
- Synod of Bishops may refer to: Synod of Bishops (Catholic), an advisory body for the Pope established in 1965 Synod of bishops (Orthodox), a meeting at...
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