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Noun: bishop  bi-shup
  1. (Roman Catholicism) 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 a successor 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 colour

Derived forms: bishops

Type of: chess piece, chessman, mulled wine, priest

Encyclopedia: Bishop, Kevin