bishop bishop  /ˈbɪ ʃəp/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) 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
  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

Usage(s):

  1. The Bishop of Fulham has to be a special kind of bishop.
  2. The bishop, whose name is Kevin Nield, is trying to explain why.
  3. The banker was astonished at the bishop.

News

  1. Desmond Bishop, Green Bay Packers near parting ways

    Desmond Bishop's time in Green Bay seems like it's almost up. After failing to trade the linebacker, the Packers now are close to releasing him.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: NFL.com

  2. Bishop issues statement on government data gathering

    Congressman Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. (GA-02) issued the following statement regarding the recent controversy surrounding data gathering by the National Security Agency.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: WFXL Southwest Georgia

  3. Bishop Verot's Doyle attending NBA Top 100 camp

    NBC2 has learned that Bishop Verot senior-to-be Ricky Doyle will be in Vriginia this week after being invited to the NBA Top 100 camp, a showcase event run by the NBA players association and featuring the Top 100 rated High School boys basketbal players in the nation.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ABC 7 Gulfshore News

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Quotes

  1. "I've known him many years," said Egan. "And I told him how I delighted I am to welcome this wonderful priest and bishop."
    on Feb 23, 2009 By: Cardinal Edward Egan Source: FOXNews

  2. "Andrew (Bishop) has been one of the form centres in Wales this year," Gatland said. "Up front, Gavin Thomas is an experienced flanker who knows all about what it takes to perform at international level, he and Alun Wyn Jones have both...
    on Jun 17, 2010 By: Warren Gatland Source: ABC Online

  3. "Today a judgment was passed on Bishop Wielgus," said Glemp, who is also Poland's primate.
    on Jan 7, 2007 By: Jozef Glemp Source: Guardian Unlimited

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