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Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
bishop (noun)
1.
one having spiritual or ecclesiastical supervision as
a) an Anglican, Eastern Orthodox, or Roman Catholic clergyman ranking above a priest, having authority to ordain and confirm, and typically governing a diocese
b) any of various Protestant clerical officials who superintend other clergy
c) a Mormon high priest presiding over a ward or over all other and over the Aaronic priesthood - bishops
2.
either of two pieces of each color in a set of chessmen having the power to move diagonally across any number of adjoining unoccupied squares
3.
mulled port wine flavored with oranges and cloves
Bishop (biographical name)
Elizabeth 1911–1979 Am. poet
Bishop (biographical name)
John Michael 1936–     Am. microbiologist
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