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See also: Episcopal
- Of or relating to the affairs of a bishop in various Christian churches.
1845, William Palmer, Origines Liturgicae, or, Antiquities of the English Ritual: And a Dissertation on Primitive Liturgies, volume 2, edition 4th, London: Francis & John Rivington, OCLC 25757264, page 310:
- Inthronization, in ancient times, immediately succeeded the rite of consecration; the new bishop being honourably placed in his episcopal chair by the prelates assembled for his consecration.
episcopal m, n
episcopal m, f (plural episcopales)