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...
- 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...
- Emeritus, 14 cardinals (13 of whom are bishops) and 85 bishops. In this list not included Mgr Phocas Nikwigize, Bishop Emeritus of Ruhengeri. Mgr Nikwigize...
- house on the road is owned by the Church (46, The Bishops Avenue) and a nearby residential home. The Bishops Avenue is home to monarchs, business magnates...
- governed by bishops, usually appointed by the monarch, Presbyterian by presbyters, elected by ministers and elders. Arguments over the role of bishops were as...
- generally understood today as meaning a series of bishops, regardless of see, each consecrated by other bishops, themselves consecrated similarly in a succession...
- apostles and bishops, presenting the latter as the successors of the former, with the pope as successor of Peter, in that he is head of the bishops as Peter...
- 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...
- the Bishops | KOKO London". Koko.uk.com. Retrieved 2 March 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link) "Higher Now / In The Night by THE BISHOPS – 7"...
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