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...
- between burghers and bishops. In the Byzantine Empire, the still autocratic Emperors p****ed general legal measures ****igning all bishops certain rights and...
- 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...
- metropolitan bishops, diocesan bishops, patriarchal exarchs, missionary Bishops, auxiliary bishops, suffragan bishops, ****istant bishops, chorbishops...
- cardinal or patriarch. Titular (arch)bishops, on the other hand, may be ****istant bishops, coadjutor bishops, auxiliary bishops, nuncios or similar papal diplomats...
- Dante Bishop, also known as The Stranger is a fictional character in The Purge film series. The character is portra**** by Edwin Hodge, and is the only...
- history surrounds the bishops of Durham and the establishment of a hunting lodge, which later became the main residence of the Bishops of Durham. This link...
- 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...
- Scotland (that is, with bishops), and the desire of much of the polity of Scotland for a presbyterian system of governance (without bishops). James VI of...
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