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bishops, plural;
  1. A senior member of the Christian clergy, typically in charge of a diocese and empowered to confer holy orders

  2. An African weaverbird, the male of which has red, orange, yellow, or black plumage

  3. A chess piece, typically with its top shaped like a miter, that can move in any direction along a diagonal on which it stands. Each player starts the game with two bishops, one moving on white squares and the other on black

  4. Mulled and spiced wine

  1. 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. port wine mulled with oranges and cloves
  3. (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
  4. A bishop is an ordained or consecrated member of the Christian clergy who is generally entrusted with a position of authority and oversight. ...
  5. Bishop 341-B, portrayed by Lance Henriksen, is a character from the science fiction films Aliens (1986) and Alien 3 (1992). Bishop is an android created by the Weyland-Yutani corporation. In Alien 3, Henriksen also plays a character named Bishop II who claims to be the android's designer. ...
  6. Bishop A.C. (formerly xBISHOPx) is an American straight edge hardcore punk and metalcore band, formed in Florida in 2004. It band features current and ex members of Until the End, Remembering Never, xReign of Terrorx, and Suffocate Faster. ...
  7. The Bishop was a British self-propelled artillery vehicle based on the Valentine tank. A result of a rushed attempt to create a self-propelled gun armed with the 25 Pounder gun-howitzer, the vehicle had numerous problems, was produced in limited numbers and was soon replaced by better designs.
  8. Bishop, until 1999 known as Dead Bishop is a musical group from Albany, New York in the United States. The band is a three piece composed of "three brothers from the same mother," as is claimed on the band's . ...
  9. Bishop (formerly, Bishop Creek) is a city in Inyo County, California, United States. Though Bishop is the largest city in Inyo County, the county seat is in Independence. It is located near the northern end of the Owens Valley, at an elevation of 4147 feet (1264 m). ...
  10. A high ranking official in the Catholic church who governs a diocese, or a similar official in other denominations and religions. (Occasionally abbreviated as Bp. when used as a title.); A piece that may be moved only diagonally; penis (see bash the bishop); sex toy
  11. (Bishops) impale their own Arms with the Arms of their See, the latter being placed on the dexter.
  12. (Bishops) represent an ecclesiastical authority, which is completely rejected by the Calvinists churches, but is recognized in certain other Protestant bodies. ...
  13. A priesthood office whose bearer has been ordained and set apart to preside over a ward.
  14. An overseer, originally the principle officer of a local church, but evolved into a position of supervision over multiple churches. Elder or presbyter usually referred to the same person. "This is a faithful saying: If a man desires the position of a bishop, he desires a good work" (1 Tim. 3:1).
  15. A priesthood leader responsible for the spiritual and temporal welfare of a ward. Bishops preside over most ward functions and activities, interview members of their wards for worthiness, call members of their ward to callings within the ward and oversee efforts to provide for ward members ...
  16. To dream of a bishop, teachers and authors will suffer great mental worries, caused from delving into intricate subjects. To the tradesman, foolish buying, in which he is likely to incur loss of good money. ...
  17. (Gr. Episkopos, Archiereas). A clergyman who has received the highest of the sacred orders. A bishop must be ordained by at least three other bishops and is considered a successor of the Apostles.
  18. Responsible for the work and oversight of the church in a particular Annual Conference or conferences. The bishop, in consultation with district superintendents, parishes and local churches, appoints pastors to local churches.
  19. A successor of the apostles; the chief pastor of a diocese.
  20. The priest who acts as the highest religious official in a diosces. One of the principal functions of the bishop was to celebrate the Eucharist. [6]
  21. the highest order of minister in the church, with the power to confer holy Orders and administer the rite of Confirmation; consecrated to rule a particular diocese
  22. A translation of the Assyrian word šatammu, the senior administrator of a temple; also translated prelate TT .
  23. Romantic and ethereal, this full sleeve extends at the elbow and finishes off with gathered fabric at the wrist.
  24. The highest order of ordained ministry in Catholic teaching. Most bishops are diocesan bishops, the chief priests in their respective dioceses. ...
  25. A clergyman who is responsible for an extensive area (called a diocese) and for all the priests in that area.