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- v. To perform the duties of a bishop.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- intransitive v. To perform the duties of a bishop.
- transitive v. To make a bishop of by consecration.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To act as a bishop.
- To consecrate to the episcopal office; make a bishop of.
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State; an attempt to "episcopize," to proselyte the colonies, and eventually to overturn the New England ecclesiastical and civil governments. [r] "It was known," wrote John Adams fifty years later,
[t] Dr. Charles Chauney attacked the S.P. G. as endeavoring to increase their power, not to proselytize among the Indians, but to episcopize the colonists.