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- 1. bishop, priest
- usage: 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 successors of the twelve Apostles of Christ
- 2. bishop, mulled wine
- usage: port wine mulled with oranges and cloves
- 3. bishop, chessman, chess piece
- usage: (chess) a piece that can be moved diagonally over unoccupied squares of the same color
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