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bishop

bish·op

bishop

 
 
pronunciation:
bI shp
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a clergyman who holds a high position in certain Christian churches and is often in charge of a diocese or of a number of churches.
The small congregation was looking forward excitedly to the visit from the bishop.
definition 2: in the game of chess, a piece that can be moved diagonally across any number of unoccupied squares of the same color.
I captured his bishop with my rook.
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