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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color; A clergyman having spiritual and administrative authority.

Usage examples (34)
  • A bishop quoted an ancient sage as saying: If our thoughts and hopes are elsewhere, it is impossible for us to set our faces steadily toward the work required of us.
  • Christians take the title bishop (used at first only in the plural) to designate their rulers?
  • The term bishop is never once used to denote a different office from that of elder or presbyter.
  • Is it that the bishop is not who we thought he was? for more
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