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episcopal

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CIDE DICTIONARY

episcopala. [L. episcopalis, fr. episcopus: cf. F. épiscopal. See Bishop.].
  •  Governed by bishops; as, an episcopal church.  [1913 Webster]
  •  Belonging to, or vested in, bishops; as, episcopal jurisdiction or authority; the episcopal system.  [1913 Webster]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

episcopal, adj.
1 of a bishop or bishops.
2 (of a Church) constituted on the principle of government by bishops.

Idiom
Episcopal Church the Anglican Church in Scotland and the US, with elected bishops.
Derivative
episcopalism n. episcopally adv.
Etymology
ME f. F {eacute}piscopal or eccl.L episcopalis f. episcopus BISHOP

THESAURUS

episcopal

abbatial, abbatical, archiepiscopal, canonical, capitular, capitulary, churchly, clerical, ecclesiastic, episcopalian, evangelistic, ministerial, pastoral, prelatial, prelatic, priest-ridden, priestish, priestly, rabbinic, sacerdotal, ultramontane

ROGET THESAURUS

episcopal

Churchdom

N church, churchdom, ministry, apostleship, priesthood, prelacy, hierarch, church government, christendom, pale of the church, clericalism, sacerdotalism, episcopalianism, ultramontanism, theocracy, ecclesiology, ecclesiologist, priestcraft, odium theologicum, monachism, monachy, monasticism, monkhood, pontificate, primacy, archbishopric, archiepiscopacy, prelacy, bishopric, bishopdom, episcopate, episcopacy, see, diocese, deanery, stall, canonry, canonicate, prebend, prebendaryship, benefice, incumbency, glebe, advowson, living, cure, rectorship, vicariate, vicarship, deaconry, deaconship, curacy, chaplain, chaplaincy, chaplainship, cardinalate, cardinalship, abbacy, presbytery, holy orders, ordination, institution, consecration, induction, reading in, preferment, translation, presentation, popedom, the Vatican, the apostolic see, religious sects, council, conclave, convocation, synod, consistory, chapter, vestry, sanhedrim, conge d'elire, ecclesiastical courts, consistorial court, court of Arches, ecclesiastical, ecclesiological, clerical, sacerdotal, priestly, prelatical, pastoral, ministerial, capitular, theocratic, hierarchical, archiepiscopal, episcopal, episcopalian, canonical, monastic, monachal, monkish, abbatial, abbatical, Anglican, pontifical, papal, apostolic, Roman, Popish, ultramontane, priest-ridden.


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