Definition of bishop:

part of speech: noun

The head of a diocese.

part of speech: noun

One of the higher clergy who has charge of a diocese; also, one of the pieces in the game of chess, having its upper section carved into the shape of a mitre.

part of speech: noun

A clergyman of high rank in a ritualistic church, below an archbishop, but above a priest; the head of a diocese, or church district; one of the pieces used in playing chess.

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