Definition of Bishops

1. Noun. (plural of bishop) ¹



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Definition of Bishops

1. bishop [v] - See also: bishop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Bishops

bishop pine
bishop sleeve
bishop sleeves
bishopdom
bishopdoms
bishoped
bishoping
bishopless
bishoplike
bishoply
bishopric
bishoprick
bishopricks
bishoprics
bishopry
bishops (current term)
bishopsweed
bishounen
bishydroxamic
bishydroxamic acid
bishydroxycoumarin
bisiliac
bisilicate
bisilicates
bisimide
bisimilar
bisimilarity
bisimine
bisimines
bisimulation

Literary usage of Bishops

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1. Notes and Queries by Martim de Albuquerque (1873)
"The question at issue is (1) Whether bishops had the title of “ Lord “ before Parliament existed, and would have it if the Constitution were to be altered, ..."

2. The Cambridge Modern History by Adolphus William Ward, George Walter Prothero (1907)
"At Constance voting had been by nations ; and Abbots and theologians, as well as bishops and Generals of Orders, were allowed to vote. The bishops were ..."

3. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire by Edward Gibbon, Henry Hart Milman (1846)
"The bishops of Gaul and Spain, of Thrace and ... has copiously treated of the election of bishops during the five first centuries, both in the Kast and in ..."

4. The New Schaff-Herzog Encyclopedia of Religious Knowledge: Embracing by Johann Jakob Herzog, Philip Schaff, Albert Hauck (1911)
"Pending this delay vacant sees remained unfilled, and the old bishops died one by one, until in 1814 there were but five bishops in Germany. ..."

5. The History of the Reformation of the Church of England by Gilbert Burnet, Edward Nares (1843)
"Unde verisimile est Kpi»- To the tenth ; I think the bishops were copos ... Ij»idon. his Apostles Priests and bishops all at once ; I find in Scripture, ..."

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