Bishoping
Bishop Bish"op, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bishoped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bishoping}.] To admit into the church by confirmation; to confirm; hence, to receive formally to favor. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bishoping — Bishop Bish op, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bishoped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bishoping}.] [From the name of the scoundrel who first practiced it. Youatt.] (Far.) To make seem younger, by operating on the teeth; as, to bishop an old horse or his teeth. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bishoping — …   Useful english dictionary

  • Bishop — Bish op, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bishoped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bishoping}.] To admit into the church by confirmation; to confirm; hence, to receive formally to favor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bishop — Bish op, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bishoped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bishoping}.] [From the name of the scoundrel who first practiced it. Youatt.] (Far.) To make seem younger, by operating on the teeth; as, to bishop an old horse or his teeth. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bishoped — Bishop Bish op, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bishoped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bishoping}.] To admit into the church by confirmation; to confirm; hence, to receive formally to favor. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Bishoped — Bishop Bish op, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Bishoped}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Bishoping}.] [From the name of the scoundrel who first practiced it. Youatt.] (Far.) To make seem younger, by operating on the teeth; as, to bishop an old horse or his teeth. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • bishop — bishopless, adj. bishoplike, adj. /bish euhp/, n., v., bishoped, bishoping. n. 1. a person who supervises a number of local churches or a diocese, being in the Greek, Roman Catholic, Anglican, and other churches a member of the highest order of… …   Universalium

  • bisceopsunu — m ( a/ a) godson at a bishoping or conformation …   Old to modern English dictionary

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