What does the word episcopal mean?

    Part of speech: adjective

  • Of or pertaining to bishops; governed by bishops.

Usage examples for episcopal

  1. It is little wonder then that Episcopal churches among Negroes have much difficulty in their development, and only in a few large cities did we have churches even so successful as that of St. Thomas in Philadelphia. – The History of the Negro Church by Carter Godwin Woodson
  2. The king ordered them to observe the Episcopal form of worship. – Sketches of the Covenanters by J. C. McFeeters
  3. Here the government has a school for them, and the Protestant Episcopal Church a mission. – Trail Tales by James David Gillilan