m (-es/-as) archbishop

Old to modern English dictionary. 2013.

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  • Archbishop — Arch bish op, n. [AS. arcebisceop, arcebiscop, L. archiepiscopus, fr. Gr. archiepi skopos. See {Bishop}.] A chief bishop; a church dignitary of the first class (often called a metropolitan or primate) who superintends the conduct of the suffragan …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • archbishop — noun Etymology: Middle English, from Old English arcebiscop, from Late Latin archiepiscopus, from Late Greek archiepiskopos, from archi + episkopos bishop more at bishop Date: before 12th century a bishop at the head of an ecclesiastical province …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Old English — For other uses, see Old English (disambiguation). Old English Ænglisc, Anglisc, Englisc Spoken in England (except the extreme southwest and northwest), parts of modern Scotland south east of the Forth, and the eastern fringes of modern Wales …   Wikipedia

  • Wulfrun — was a Saxon noble woman and landowner, who established a landed estate at Wolverhampton, West Midlands, England in 985. Contemporary knowledge of her comes from several text sources: * Year 943 entry in the Anglo Saxon Chronicle says that Vikings …   Wikipedia

  • Idioma anglosajón — Inglés antiguo / Anglosajón Ænglisc Hablado en La Inglaterra actual (excepto los extremos sudoccidental y noroccidental), partes de la Escocia actual al sur del río Forth y zonas orientales de Gales. Hablantes Lengua muerta (†) Familia… …   Wikipedia Español

  • archbishop — /atʃˈbɪʃəp / (say ahch bishuhp) noun a bishop of the highest rank. {Middle English, Old English arcebiscop (representing hēahbiscop high bishop); replacing Latin archiepiscopus, from Greek archiepiskopos. See arch , bishop} …   Australian English dictionary

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