Part of speech: noun

An overseer in the church, having charge of a diocese.

Part of speech: noun

A piece in chess.

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Usage examples "bishop":

  1. The Lord Bishop of Kent. - "The Book of Good Manners", W. C. Green.
  2. The Bishop, with the Catholic clergy, comes forth to meet us, as soon as our Huns appear. - "The Scarlet Banner", Felix Dahn.
  3. " It is not that I wouldn't trust you," the bishop went on. - "The Inside of the Cup, Complete", Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009.