Episcopy

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Episcopy Episcopacy.
    • Episcopy Survey; superintendence.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n episcopy Survey; superintendence; search.
    • n episcopy Episcopacy.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Episcopy (Milt.) survey, superintendence
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Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
Gr. , fr. . See Bishop
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. episcopatus—Gr. episkopos, an overseer.

Usage

In literature:

Such was the ordinary fare at Plumstead Episcopi.
"The Warden" by Anthony Trollope
Boudarini Episcopi de emulgentiarum profectibus Aeneades novem, cum privilegio Papali ad triennium et postea non.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
But nevertheless there was triumph at Plumstead Episcopi.
"Framley Parsonage" by Anthony Trollope
How could he, having come forth as a bird fledged from such a nest as the rectory at Plumstead Episcopi?
"The Last Chronicle of Barset" by Anthony Trollope
Dr. Grantly explained that he lived in his own parish of Plumstead Episcopi, a few miles out of the city.
"Barchester Towers" by Anthony Trollope
Boudarini Episcopi de emulgentiarum profectibus Aeneades novem, cum privilegio Papali ad triennium et postea non.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book II." by Francois Rabelais
Sancti Georgii Florentii Gregorii, Episcopi Turonensis, Historiae Ecclesiasticae Francorum libri decem: edidit J. Guadet et N.R.
"A Short History of Women's Rights" by Eugene A. Hecker
Epistola Episcopis per universam Spaniam commorantibus directa, maxime tamen Elipando, vel Ascarico (785).
"Christianity and Islam in Spain (756-1031)" by Charles Reginald Haines
INCIPIT LIBER PRIMVS ETHIMOLOGIARVM ISIDORI HISPALENSIS EPISCOPI.
"Catalogue of the William Loring Andrews Collection of Early Books in the Library of Yale University" by Anonymous
THEOPHILI EPISCOPI ANTIOCHENSIS LIBRI TRES AD AUTOLYCUM.
"Notes and Queries, Number 208, October 22, 1853" by Various
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