Definitions of bishop
n. - A spiritual overseer, superintendent, or director. 2
n. - In the Roman Catholic, Greek, and Anglican or Protestant Episcopal churches, one ordained to the highest order of the ministry, superior to the priesthood, and generally claiming to be a successor of the Apostles. The bishop is usually the spiritual head or ruler of a diocese, bishopric, or see. 2
n. - In the Methodist Episcopal and some other churches, one of the highest church officers or superintendents. 2
n. - A piece used in the game of chess, bearing a representation of a bishop's miter; -- formerly called archer. 2
n. - A beverage, being a mixture of wine, oranges or lemons, and sugar. 2
n. - An old name for a woman's bustle. 2
v. t. - To admit into the church by confirmation; to confirm; hence, to receive formally to favor. 2
v. t. - To make seem younger, by operating on the teeth; as, to bishop an old horse or his teeth. 2
The word "bishop" uses 6 letters: B H I O P S.
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