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See also: episcopal
Episcopal (not comparable)
- Of or relating to the affairs of an Anglican church, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States.
Episcopal (plural Episcopals)
- (informal) An adherent of an Anglican church, such as the Scottish Episcopal Church or the Episcopal Church in the United States; properly, an Episcopalian.
- The term Episcopal may be used when referring to an Anglican Episcopal Church, as in There was a small Episcopal church at the end of the lane, or He had been an Episcopal priest for twenty years, but one often hears Episcopalian instead.
- Similarly, Episcopalian refers to an individual member of the church, but one may hear Episcopal instead.