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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Denoting or governed by or relating to a bishop or bishops.

Usage examples (31)
  • The episcopal hierarchy
  • Hence the so-called episcopal succession is most uncertain and confused at the very time when it should be sustained by evidence the most decisive and perspicuous.
  • In the early days of the Reformation the prevalent form of government was that known as the episcopal, which transferred the jurisdiction of the bishops to the civil ruler.
  • Then he begged for alms, and the episcopal blessing! for more
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