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Subject: Re: Bishop
Author: Ivayla   (Authenticated as Ivayla)
Date: March 19, 2005 at 11:27:11 AM
Reply to: Bishop by Jim
Courtesy of Webster's:

bishop (bisep)
n.
1 a high-ranking member of the Christian clergy having authority, variously, over other clergy and usually supervising a diocese or church district
2 a chess piece that can move in a diagonal direction only, over any number of unoccupied squares of the same color
3 a hot, sweet drink of port wine flavored with an orange stuck with cloves

Etymology
[ME OE bisceop LL episcopus, an overseer (in LL(Ec), bishop) Gr episkopos, overseer (in N.T., bishop) epi-, upon + skopos skopein, to look (see scope)]

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