Bishop

[Eastern Orthodox Church] A Bishop in the Orthodox Christian Church is the highest spiritual office within the Universal Church. Unlike in some other Christian denominations, an Orthodox bishop cannot interfere with other dioceses that are not under his own jurisdiction. ==Episcopal ministry== A bishop is the successor to the Apostles in th...
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Bishop

Bishop is an English name for boys. The meaning is `bishop` The name Bishop is most commonly given to American boys.
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bishop

[n] - a clergyman having spiritual and administrative authority 2. [n] - port wine mulled with oranges and cloves 3. [n] - (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
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bishop

Priest next in rank to an archbishop in the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican churches. A bishop has charge of a district called a diocese. Originally, bishops were chosen by the...
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Bishop

Self-propelled gun/howitzer on Valentine chassis, 1942 [UK]
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Bishop

(From the Greek word episkopos: supervisor). In the early church, he was a chief priest at a church. Later, the role became that of a priest with administrative duties over a group of churches within a geographical area called a diocese.
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Bishop

Bish'op noun [ Middle English bischop , biscop , bisceop , Anglo-Saxon bisceop , biscop , Latin episcopus overseer, superintendent, bishop, from Greek ... , ... over + ... inspector, from root of ... , ... , to look to, ...
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Bishop

Bish'op transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Bishoped ; present participle & verbal noun Bishoping .] To admit into the church by confirmation; to confirm; hence, to receive formally to favor.
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bishop

1. A spiritual overseer, superintendent, or director. 'Ye were as sheep going astray; but are now returned unto the Shepherd and Bishop of your souls.' (1 Pet. Ii. 25) 'It is a fact now generally recognised by theologians of all shades of opinion, that in the language of the new Testament the same officer in the church is called indifferently 'bish...
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bishop

noun (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
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Bishop

• (n.) A beverage, being a mixture of wine, oranges or lemons, and sugar. • (v. t.) To admit into the church by confirmation; to confirm; hence, to receive formally to favor. • (n.) An old name for a woman`s bustle. • (n.) A spiritual overseer, superintendent, or director. • (n.) In the Roman Catholic, Greek, and Anglican o...
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bishop

(from the article `chess`) There were also some subtle changes in thinking from the 1970s through the `90s about conducting the late opening and early middlegame stages of a ... Each player has two bishops, and they begin the game at c1 and f1 for White, c8 and f8 for Black. A bishop can move to any unobstructed square on the ... ......
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bishop

in some Christian churches, the chief pastor and overseer of a diocese, an area containing several congregations. Although the New Testament mentions ... [42 related articles]
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bishop

any of several small African birds belonging to the family Ploceidae (order Passeriformes) and constituting the genus Euplectes. The breeding males ...
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bishop: see orders, holy.
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Bishop

Bishop is the highest of the three orders in the Christian ministry - bishops, priests, and deacons - in such churches as recognize three grades. The name is derived from the Greek episkopos, meaning literally an overseer, through the Anglo-Saxon biscop, bisceop. Originally in the Christian church, the name was used interchangeably with presbyter o...
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Bishop

Bishop (also known as purple wine) is a drink made from red wine, either hot or cold, over ripe bitter oranges and then sweetened and spiced. In Germany, bishop is a drink made of wine, sugar, nutmeg and orange or lemon.
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Bishop

Type: Term Pronunciation: bish′ŏp Definitions: 1. Louis F., U.S. physician, 1864-1941. See: Bishop sphygmoscope
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bishop

Priest next in rank to an archbishop in the Roman Catholic, Eastern Orthodox, Anglican churches. A bishop has charge of a district called a diocese. Originally, bishops were chosen by the congregation, but in the Roman Catholic Church they are appointed by the pope, although in some countries, such as Spain, the political authority nominates appoin...
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bishop

high-ranking official in the Church of England.
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Bishop

[United Methodist] A resident Bishop in the United Methodist Church is a Bishop appointed to a specific Episcopal Area (i.e., the Bishop resident in the Area; unless a Bishop happens to be retired and simply residing in the Area, not assigned to it). A resident Bishop is the Presiding Bishop of any and all Annual (i.e., regional) Conference...
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Bishop

[Latter Day Saints] Bishop is the highest priesthood office of the Aaronic priesthood in the Latter Day Saint movement, and is leader of the Aaronic priesthood in a given ward or congregation. It is almost always held by one who already holds the Melchizedek Priesthood office of high priest and who serves as the leader of a local congregati...
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Bishop

[chess] 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, the other between the queen`s knight and the queen. In algebraic notation the starting squares are c1 and f1 for White`s bishops, and c8 and f8 for Black`s bishops. ==Movement== T...
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Bishop

A bishop (English derivation{efn|Etymology from en.wiktionary.org:Bishop. From Proto-Germanic *biskopas, *biskupaz (`bishop”), from Vulgar Latin *biscopus, from Latin episcopus (`overseer, supervisor”), from Ancient Greek {{lang|grc|ἐπίσκοπος} (episkopos, `overseer”), from ἐπί (epi, `over”) + σκοπέω (skopeō,
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Bishop

From the Greek episcopo, that is, inspector, overseer. Normally it is the pastor of a diocese or particular church and, by virtue of collegiality, shares the responsibility of the whole Church with the pope and other bishops. Bishops are successors of the apostles
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