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 bishop bishop

noun

  • () a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ  ( bishop )
    a senior member of the Christian clergy having spiritual and administrative authority; appointed in Christian churches to oversee priests or ministers; considered in some churches to be successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
  • (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color  ( bishop )
    (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
  • port wine mulled with oranges and cloves  ( bishop )
    port wine mulled with oranges and cloves